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Howard Kennedy has merged with personal injury boutique Douglas-Mann & Co with the aim of bolstering its client base.
The tie-up has seen three partners – Ian Mulkis, Elizabeth ;Smith ;and Christopher Donnison – transfer ;to ;Howard Kennedy’s ;Cavendish Square offices with effect from today (1 September).
Howard Kennedy head of litigation and dispute resolution Craig Emden told The Lawyer the fact that Douglas-Mann counts the Royal College of Nursing, the Society of Radiographers and Equity among its clients had made the firm particularly attractive.
“The Royal College of Nursing is right next door to us,” said Emden. “As well as getting new clients, the team will be looking to broaden the services they offer to existing clients.”
In ;June ;Howard Kennedy announced that it would be making up to 50 redundancies (The Lawyer, 20 June).