CMS partners exit for McDermott and 39 Essex Chambers

Construction and energy lawyer Lindy Patterson QC will join 39 Essex Chambers as a door tenant after leaving CMS Cameron Mckenna ahead of its merger with Nabarro and Olswang which went live on 1 May.

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