Freshfields and Clifford Chance set to share £17m in legal fees for Tesco-Booker merger

Magic circle duo set for multimillion-pound payout for work on retail merger

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Clifford Chance (CC) will collect the lion’s share of more than £17m in legal fees for their advice on the merger of Tesco and wholesale food producer Booker Group.

Freshfields took the lead role for longstanding client Tesco on the £3.7bn acquisition of Booker, which was advised by CC.

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