UK Firms Morgan Cole, Blake Lapthorn To Combine Forces

Law360, New York (March 20, 2014, 1:37 PM EDT) -- U.K. law firms Blake Lapthorn Solicitors and Morgan Cole LLP said on Thursday that they are merging to create Blake Morgan, a single firm with combined annual revenues of £72 million ($118.7 million).

The new firm — which will consist of 120 partners and a total workforce of about 900 employees — is set to launch on July 1. It combines two firms in Blake Lapthorn and Morgan Cole that already have well-established roots throughout the U.K. Walter Cha, who is currently the managing partner at...
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