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Mills & Reeve is set to merge with Manchester firm George Davies on 1 June after their respective partnerships voted in favour of a tie-up yesterday afternoon (23 April).
Mills & Reeve and Manchester firm George Davies are understood to have held tie-up talks, with both firms separately confirming that they are considering mergers.
Mills & Reeve and Manchester firm George Davies are to vote on a potential merger within the next few weeks after both firms confirmed that they were in talks .
Mills & Reeve is to launch a Leeds real estate practice with the hire of partner Simon Sherwood from DAC Beachcroft.
Mills & Reeve has set up a Norwich-based paralegal support unit in a bid to boost its bottom line.
Mills & Reeve has defeated a profession negligence claim in the Court of Appeal (CoA) in a case that caused controversy in litigation circles after Mr Justice Peter Smith was told to stand down from the dispute.
Mills & Reeve has advised technology company Ubisense Group on its oversubscribed Aim listing after winning the client last year in a competitive tender against City rivals.
Mills & Reeve has promoted three lawyers to partner, boosting its partnership headcount to 97.
Clifford Chance, Hogan Lovells and Travers Smith secured the top mandates on Barclays Private Equity’s (BPE) £119m acquisition of post-production business The Mill.
The Government Procurement Service (GPS) has finally named the 48 firms to win spots on its revamped Legal Services framework panel, which replaces the previous Legal Services and ‘LitCat’ panels.
Mills & Reeve has made its fifth lateral hire this year with the appointment of insurance partner Paul Spibey.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s move to formalise its referral relationships with national firms has moved a step nearer, with the magic circle outfit working alongside Mills & Reeve on the first matter since the initiative began in the summer.
Taylor Wessing has made up just one London associate to partner in a 16-strong annual promotions round, with the news coming alongside Mills & Reeve’s addition of six new partners ahead of its merger with George Davies.
Clifford Chance, Linklaters and Mills & Reeve have advised on a bond issue by the University of Cambridge, the second in a recent spate of attempts by UK higher-educational institutions to tap the capital markets.
Kingsley Napley, DLA Piper and Russell Jones & Walker (RJW) have been instructed to represent eight senior journalists and executives charged over the News of the World phone-hacking scandal.
Mills & Reeve is to provide fixed-price family services as it prepares to compete with non-legal players entering the profession.
The Court of Appeal (CoA) has told Mr Justice Peter Smith to stand down from presiding over a professional negligence claim brought against Mills & Reeve after he expressed views unfavourable to the firm.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has hired two Herbert Smith Freehills partners to launch its first move into the Australian market.
University of Law LPC student Siobhan Mills pursued her love of languages before embarking on a career in law.
Three firms appointed to Department of Health’s property company panel months after initial tender was abandoned.