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Cobbetts to call in the administrators

30th January 2013


LAW firm Cobbetts is set to enter administration, 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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We saw the redundancy and restructuring announcements from their competitors last week. Tough but some of these legal firms have expanded too fast.

Stephen Blaney

Where did that come from ??

Paul Martin

This is sad news indeed.

Jim Whittaker

This is sad news indeed.

Jim Whittaker

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