Back to the future

Byrne, Matt
October 2009
Lawyer;10/12/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 39, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the status and forecast of the law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP by senior partner Rohan Weerasinghe in New York. It is stated that the firm faced the effects of the economic crisis and the loss of its key partners. It notes that the relocation of the firm's merger and acquisition (M&A) partners to London, England improved the communication on cross-border matters. It also mentions that the firm is still struggling to build a credible practice in London despite its efforts.


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