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Partners can be a fickle bunch. Just look at Ashurst: the firm's desire to secure a US merger dates back so far that it's hard to think of a UK firm - legacy SJ Berwin or Norton Rose aside - more frequently linked with potential partners across the At...
24 Jul 2014 | 10:40 |
Integration is a word bandied around a lot in the year following a law firm merger. And there is rarely agreement over what the ideal timeframe in which this can be achieved, or indeed on what is the right means to create a so-called "shared culture".
23 Jul 2014 | 00:14 |
Squire Patton Boggs is planning to consolidate its offices in New York, Washington and Riyadh by the end of the year as integration of the two legacy firms gathers pace.
21 Jul 2014 | 03:47 |
As news emerges that Ashurst and Sidley Austin held preliminary merger talks, we look at why the plan didn't move forward
21 Jul 2014 | 00:00 |
No partners will leave Charles Russell or Speechly Bircham when the two firms merge this November, the incoming management team has said.
18 Jul 2014 | 08:39 |
Speechly Bircham and Charles Russell are set to merge after partners voted overwhelmingly in favour of a tie up today, creating a UK top 25 law firm with revenues topping £135m.
16 Jul 2014 | 15:03 |
Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co is set to consolidate its merger with the re-location of all London practices to legacy Lawrence Graham's building.
11 Jul 2014 | 13:24 |
Hogan Lovells has completed a merger with Mexican firm Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa (BSTL), following years of speculation regarding the firm's ambitions in the Americas.
07 Jul 2014 | 13:04 |
A quartet of firms from across the UK, Ireland and the US have advised on the successful acquisition of Irish Republic-based Covidien by US medical device maker Medtronic in a $42.9bn(£25.3bn) cash and shares deal.
16 Jun 2014 | 13:26 |
With the candle on Dentons' one year post-merger birthday cake now blown out, senior management at the firm are focusing squarely on the next priority: the US.
13 Jun 2014 | 07:15 |
Squire Sanders has finalised its long-awaited merger with Washington firm Patton Boggs, with the combined outfit to go live on 1 June.
27 May 2014 | 11:31 |
Simmons & Simmons and Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) are the latest the UK law firms to have expressed an interest in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (SFTZ) after recent reports that the scheme would allow tie-ups between international and PRC outfits.
22 May 2014 | 05:36 |
Bird & Bird is understood to be working towards an Autumn merger with its Australian ally Truman Hoyle, according to sources close to the firms.
19 May 2014 | 07:07 |
Linklaters' Asia managing partner has said he is open to the possibility of a merger with Australian ally Allens Arthur Robinson, as the firm takes steps to expand collaborative working with its antipodean counterpart.
16 May 2014 | 00:40 |
CMS Cameron McKenna's back office outsourcing partner Integreon has taken on 20 staff from Dundas & Wilson's support team following this month's merger between the two firms.
16 May 2014 | 00:00 |
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