Blatch and Barlow Robbins have today (5 March) announced they will merge to form Moore Barlow as of 1 May.
Moore Blatch managing partner Ed Whittington will be the managing partner of the new firms, while Barlow Robbins chairman Helen Goatley will become chairman of the new entity (both pictured).
The merger has been approved unanimously by the two firms’ respective partnerships and will comprise 70 partners, 272 lawyers and legal professionals, and a total staff of nearly 500 across six UK offices.
Moore Barlow will have a combined turnover of just less than £40m and form a regional firm with expertise across disciplines such as private client, clinical negligence and property.
It will have offices in...