Posted Jun 28, 2012 03:31 pm CDT
Partners of London-based Herbert Smith and Australia’s Freehills have agreed to merge on Oct. 1.
The 2,800-attorney merged firm will open a New York office this year, as well as in Africa and Seoul, reports Bloomberg. An office in Germany is planned next year.
ABAJournal.com: “Herbert Smith Is Mulling Possible Megamerger With Australia’s Freehills; Plans NY Launch in 2012”