The wait is finally over. In just under a week, the transformational merger between Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling will go live.

But while the deal is done, the job is only just beginning. On this episode of The Lawyer Podcast, editor Catrin Griffiths and litigation editor Christian Smith look at how the merger will play out in the next week, the next year and beyond?

They are joined by director of insight Matt Byrne and deputy editor (City) Rachel Moloney as they break down the five big challenges facing the new A&O Shearman – and its worst mistake.

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