Analysis News UK Careers Blake Lapthorn in consultation to lay off 43 staff By The Lawyer 6 October 2008 11:19 17 December 2015 16:05 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 9 October 2008 at 13:55 Where will it all end? So, in the last few weeks, Blake Lapthorn has lost half its name (shedding Tarlo Lyons), move out of two offices (into a new one) and is now considering axing 43 staff. I know there’s a recession on but this is ridiculous. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.