There’s been plenty of action on the international tie-ups front, but the domestic legal market is slow
In their first interview since the Blake Dawson deal, Ashurst senior partner Charlie Geffen and managing partner Simon Bromwich claim that the tie-up will open up Asia and transform their firm into a major global brand
Ashurst has recorded a half-year turnover of £298m for the firm, compared to £281.7m for the same period last year.
Australian listed firm Slater & Gordon has announced a 10 per cent increase in UK turnover and the acquisition of UK personal injury practice, Fentons.
SJ Berwin is gearing up for a vote on a global merger with Asia-Pacific firm King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) that would see the UK outfit’s name disappear.
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