Re Cobbetts LLP

Barrister: Martha Maher
Area of Law: Insolvency and Partnership

Summary:
Martha Maher was instructed by Claire Sharf of Pinsent Masons on behalf of KPMG in relation to the obtaining of the Administration Order in respect of failed law firm Cobbetts LLP. The business of the c£50m turnover firm, along with its 72 partners and circa 400 staff situated in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and London were prepack sold to DWF LLP as part of the process. The order was obtained in the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division before Mrs Justice Asplin. Martha was led by Peter Arden QC of Erskine Chambers.