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Shakespeare Martineau may eliminate 45 jobs

Aug 31, 2015 Just a few months after completing its merger, Shakespeare Martineau is undergoing a redundancy consultation that will cut up to 45 jobs. Most of the jobs at risk of being eliminated are part of the business support team…

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UK firms plan July tie-up

Jun 22, 2015 Two UK firms are en route to a 1 July merger. Cambridge firm Hewitsons and London-based Moorhead James held partnership votes earlier this month, resulting in the decision to form the new firm. The new firm will operate…

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Two German firms set to merge

Jun 22, 2015 German firms Arnecke Siebold and Sibeth will merge this September to form Arnecke Sibeth. Once the merger is completed, the new firm will count among the top 50 law firms in Germany. The combined firm will have offices…

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Two centuries-old firms to merge in London

Dec 11, 2014 Two London firms whose histories both date back more than 200 years will merge into one firm next April. May, May & Merrimans and Hunters will combine and continue under the name Hunters. The main office of the new firm…

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Bingham-Morgen merger talks in critical phase

Sep 29, 2014 The Wall Street Journal reports that the merger talks between Bingham McCutchen and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius are now in a critical phase. The article states that Morgan Lewis has identified a group of roughly 24…

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Morgan Lewis and Bingham sign merger agreement

Sep 22, 2014 US firms Morgan Lewis & Bockius of Philadelphia and Bingham McCutchen of Boston have, according to a Reuters article, signed an agreement to merge. After talks that were first reported in July between the two firms and a…

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BLM set to break £100m turnover threshold

Aug 22, 2014 BLM managing partner Mike Brown has made a “conservative” estimate that the firm will surpass the £100m turnover mark by the end of the year. The firm saw turnover rise by 5 per cent from £84.7m to £89m last…

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