Withers and Speechly vote against merger

Harris, Joanne
May 2013
Lawyer (Online Edition);5/23/2013, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that law firms Withers LLP and Speechly Bircham LLP have called off their proposed merger following voting at both firms. In a joint statement, the firms said both sides have concluded that a merger would not be in the best interests of both firms and have agreed not to pursue this further. According to sources, the family, litigation and employment practices led to the decision to call off the merger.


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