Has Olswang finally found its merger partner in CMS?

Olswang has now set its sights on CMS as a merger partner – but what's in it for both?


Since it emerged earlier this year that Olswang was on an active hunt for a merger partner, the firm has been linked – inaccurately in most instances – with numerous firms, including Simmons & Simmons, Osborne Clarke and Bird & Bird.

Working in favour of the firm’s current discussions with larger rival CMS Cameron McKenna though, is the fact that the talks mark the second time in only two years that the pair have met to discuss a potential tie-up.

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