Turnover (£m): 9.7
RPL (£k): 231
North West firm Birchall Blackburn re-entered The Lawyer’s UK 200 at the latest year-end with a turnover of £9.7m. Turnover has increased significantly since 2008-09, when the firm last appeared and when turnover stood at £8.2m.
Birchall Blackburn has a broad practice base best known for its personal injury group, which generates a significant chunk of income. A particular focus is advising consumers on overseas property moves.
The firm has seven offices across the North West, with bases in Preston, Manchester, Southport, Formby, Penwortham, Chorley and Morecambe.
Birchall Blackburn is keen to remain a local practice with a commitment to publicly funded criminal and family work. The firm handles a considerable amount of childcare work, with a significant crossover between crime and family work.