Firm makes play for major New York firm; partner vote could happen by summer
Ashurst Morris Crisp is in merger talks with leading New York firm Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson as the top 10 City firm makes a dramatic second bid to secure a transatlantic merger.Ashursts sources...
Top 50 UK rivals claim investment programmes are paying dividends, although growth rates at both firms have slowed
Partners say smaller offices have been under the microscope, with Rome closure coming after decision to exit Stockholm
Forty percent of the firm's 85 new partners are women
US firm misses out after signing up to panel in 2010 as White & Case and Slaughter and May gain new places
Last week's vote to leave the European Union came among one of the busiest lateral hiring sprees by US law firms in London, but that growth may now be put to the test