Withers and Speechly Bircham have called off merger talks following votes at both firms.
Bevan Brittan has launched a redundancy consultation process with three lawyers and six support staff, the firm announced yesterday.
Linklaters banking and restructuring partner Chris Howard is leaving the magic circle firm to join Sullivan & Cromwell’s London office.
Olswang has strengthened its pensions team with the hire of Lawrence Graham partner Ron Burgess.
SJ Berwin is gearing up for a vote on a global merger with Asia-Pacific firm King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) that would see the UK outfit’s name disappear.