November 2005
Lawyer;11/14/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 44, p72
Trade Publication
The article presents information on several developments related to legal firms in Great Britain. The U.S. firm Reed Smith LLP's French office opens with four partners from Rambaud Martel under the title of Reed Smith Rambaud Charot. The name emphasizes the firm's desire to combine traditional values of a French business law firm with the momentous benefits of unified international reach. Herbert Smith, which was known as the pre-eminent litigation outfit is facing a tough time. First it lost an expensive case against Ernst & Young, which was an embarrassment for it. Now it has face another defeat in the SEB Trygg Holding versus Manches & others case.


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