Administrators in at Blakemores

ADMINISTRATORS have been appointed to Blakemores, the law firm that was shut down by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) earlier in the month.

The SRA intervened saying it was "protecting the interests" of the firm's 7,500 clients.

The action led to the closure of two offices in Birmingham and Leamington Spa and the loss of 250 jobs. Leigh-based Stephensons has been appointed by the SRA to handle clients' cases.

The firm's ten partners have appointed Kevin Lucas of Manchester insolvency specialist Lucas John... For the full story register now for free or login below...