Eversheds and Sutherland partners vote in favour of transatlantic tie-up

New firm to go live as Eversheds Sutherland on 1 February next year

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Eversheds partners have approved its tie-up with US firm Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, paving the way for the combination to go live on 1 February next year.

The vote, which closed today (16 December), required at least two thirds of partners from both firms to agree to the union in order for it to go through. It is understood that in excess of 95% of partners voted in favour of the deal.

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