Addleshaws, A&O bag key nationwide roles

Addleshaw Goddard and Allen & Overy (A&O) played key roles in Nationwide’s takeover of the Cheshire and Derbyshire building societies.

A&O client Nationwide is to purchase the two smaller building societies, which are both being advised by Addleshaws, in a move that will create a society with assets of £191bn and deposits of £122bn.

A&O corporate partner Richard Slynn is advising Nationwide alongside partner Alistair Asher. Addleshaws financial services partner Adam Bennett leads the