Field Fisher makes play for Manchester market as it lines up boutique bolt-on

Field Fisher Waterhouse (FFW) has agreed merger terms with Manchester boutique Heatons. The tie-up will add eight partners, 12 associates and a further six fee earners to the London-based firm's headcount. Partners voted the merger through earlier this week (4 February). FFW, which has had a Manchester base since 2004, will merge its practice with Heatons' headquarters in the city. The office will be managed by Heatons' current managing partner, Matt Fleetwood.

Partners give go-ahead to merger with Heatons as FFW aims to bolster presence in city

Field Fisher Waterhouse (FFW) has agreed merger terms with Manchester boutique Heatons.

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