SJ Berwin US merger rumours intensify as strategy committee draws up list of suitors

Westacott, Gemma
September 2005
Lawyer;9/26/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 37, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the speculation that Great Britain-based law firm SJ Berwin & Co. is seeking a merger in the United States once outgoing senior partner David Harrel steps down from his position. Role of the strategy committee in selecting the U.S. partner; U.S. law firms being considered by SJ Berwin; Reputation of Harrel as an anti-U.S.; Internal review of the firm's strategy and business.


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