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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
In a joint statement released by the firms, they said that the firms were unable to reach an agreement on several aspects of the proposed merger.
Michael Greville, managing partner of Watson Farley & Williams, and Chadbourne managing partner Charles O’Neill stated: “There was a good business case for the merger and WFW is an excellent firm. Unfortunately, we were not able to reach agreement.”
Earlier this year (18 June) The Lawyer revealed the firm’s were discussing a potential merger talks to create a transatlantic energy giant.