Pinsents and Masons merger gets partners’ vote

The merger between Pinsents and Masons is set to go ahead after the firms’ partners voted in favour of the tie-up.

The combination will go live in early December, creating a merged entity with £150m in turnover.

The new firm, which will be known as Pinsent Masons, will house 240 partners, 900 lawyers and 1,500 staff.