Cobbetts calls in the administrators

LAW firm Cobbetts is set to enter administration, TheBusinessDesk.com can reveal.

The Manchester-based firm, which has nearly 500 staff and offices in Birmingham, Leeds and London, has filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators and will be put up for sale. Staff were informed of the news this morning.

Cobbetts, which saw a merger with DWF collapse last year, reported fee income of £45.2m in the year to the end of April 2012.  It has debts of more than £10m.

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