Charles Russell Speechlys to merge with sports boutique Couchmans

CRS bolsters sports practice with Couchmans acquisition following four-partner team exit last year

Charles Russell Speechlys (CRS) has sealed a deal to merge with City sports law boutique Couchmans, following the departure of several sports-focused partners from both firms last year.

Couchmans’ four partners and seven fee-earners will join CRS next Monday (22 January), bolstering the UK top 50 firm’s sports practice, which saw four partners leave to found a new boutique, Northridge, last October.

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