Goodman Derrick to join up with Berger Oliver

London law firms Goodman Derrick and Berger Oliver have agreed to merge. The merger, which will take effect from next January, will see Bergers property partners Simon Mapstone, Simon Catt and Guy Martin join Goodman Derrick as partners. Bergers litigation partner Paul McAndrews will become a consultant at the merged firm. The merger will bolster Goodman Derrick’s team to 36, including 20 partners. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 1 November