Another senior Olswang partner votes no to merger as Bratby exits for Arnold & Porter

Senior Olswang partner Rob Bratby, who has served as head of commercial, head of telecoms and Asia managing partner during his eight years at the firm, has walked away ahead of its three-way merger to join Arnold & Porter.

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