Herbert Smith has officially confirmed to staff that it is in merger talks with Australia’s Freehills, issuing a note to all staff earlier this morning (3 February). The note from senior partner Jonathan Scott informs staff that an interesting opportunity has arisen in Australia, with the firm holding “exploratory talks” with Freehills about a possible link-up.
Herbert Smith has officially confirmed to its employees that it is in merger talks with Australia's Freehills, issuing a note to all staff earlier this morning (3 February). The note from senior partner...
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