A law firm merger has resulted in the sale of the one-time home of Jerome K Jerome, author of Three Men in a Boat.
The historic offices at 23 Lichfield Street, Walsall, is being vacated by law firm Addison O’Hare as part of its merger with Enoch Evans LLP.
Jerome K Jerome was born in Walsall, the house and family connection being referred to in the Municipal List of Residents, 1861. The asking price for the 5,000 sq ft property is £425,000 through agents CPBigwood.
The town’s two longest established legal firms, with more than 40 lawyers and a staff of over 70, will operate under the name of Enoch Evans LLP, incorporating Addison O’Hare Solicitors.