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Cobbetts is onto its fourth merger in 10 months as it takes on the Leeds office of niche housing practice Walker Charlesworth & Foster.
The North-West firm, which joined up with Wilbraham & Co in Leeds in July this year, is hiring Walker Charlesworth’s two Leeds-based partners, one assistant, two paralegals and three support staff. The team will start work at Cobbetts on October 1.
Walker Charlesworth will continue to operate from offices in Skipton, Silsden and Barnoldswick in Yorkshire.
This latest merger makes Cobbetts social housing team one of the largest in the UK, boasting more than 45 lawyers across the firm’s three offices.