News Edwards Wildman Palmer Corporate UK US & The Americas Law firms Cooley closes in on 1 October London launch with 50-lawyer office pencilled in By Natalie Stanton 5 August 2014 00:03 17 December 2015 11:57 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 5 August 2014 at 06:45 This mentions all of the people who will NOT be joining Cooley and not a single person who will be joining them. That’s an interesting way to announce the launch of your office. Reply Link PR Guru 5 August 2014 at 09:43 A merger with Bird & Bird or Olswang would theoretically make this drive into the UK/Europe a lot faster and simpler, but I guess the PEP difference would be just too great, hence the greenfield operation. Going to be an interesting time for tech practices in London as they try to keep their best people from going to Cooley. Reply Link Anonymous 5 August 2014 at 11:32 This is going to kill the referrals that Olswang, 2Birds, Osborne Clarke and Taylor Wessing get from Cooley. Reply Link Anonymous 7 October 2014 at 18:26 Well, that didn’t happen. Reply Link Anonymous 17 December 2014 at 12:46 and still hasn’t happened Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.