Two of Birmingham’s oldest firms, Blackhams and Bradley & Cuthbertson, have merged to create Blackhams Cuthbertson. It will have five partners and three associates. Ex-Blackhams partner Paul Smith will be managing partner. The firm is aiming for a fee income of £2m by the end of its first year.
First revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyernews 2 April 2003
Nigel Pleming QC is stepping down as head of 39 Essex Street Chambers after three years, to be replaced by Richard Davies QC and Richard Wilmot-Smith QC. The normal tenure for chambers heads is three years and Pleming, who has seen through significant changes at the set, is keen to focus more on his own […]