Dundas waves goodbye to London and Aberdeen offices

The Dundas & Wilson and CMS Cameron McKenna merger is fast approaching. Boxes are being packed, desks are being moved and the champagne is on ice in preparation for the 1 May deadline.

But it looks like some of the removals vans are coming earlier than expected too, as DundasLondon and Aberdeen partners are leaving their offices early to move in with their new friends.

After a string of exits from Dundas the new firm will take shape next week, with half of Dundas’ offices dissolving into CMS.

Any reticent partners left standing might be feeling buoyed by the promise of a job for at least 12 months. The lucky nine moving over on guaranteed remuneration packages of £280,000 certainly will.

However the 60 support staff affected by a redundancy consultation will not be feeling so positive.

There is still plenty to be decided for this new couple and it isn’t just bedding and crockery. Shared clients like RBS, Clydesdale and the National Grid will all have to decide what – and who – they want from the merged firm.

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