Law firms Blake Lapthorn and Morgan Cole to merge to create Blake Morgan

Law firms to join forces in merger

Law firms to join forces in merger

First published in News

TWO Hampshire law firms are to join forces in a multi-million-pound merger.

Blake Lapthorn and Morgan Cole will combine to create Blake Morgan with a turnover of £72m and a workforce of 900 – including 120 partners.

It will launch on July 1 with 304 members of staff stationed in Southampton.

Consultant Alan Hodgart, CEO of Hodgart Associates, which helped with the merger, said: “The merger brings together two businesses that are very complementary.”

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