International Law

Ogilvy Jumps Gun on Tomorrow's Merger with Norton Rose, Erases Name on Law Firm's Doors


As of tomorrow, Canada’s Ogilvy Renault will officially merge with London-based Norton Rose.

But, at its Montreal headquarters, the firm jumped the gun and had a new sign installed several days ago, reports the Globe and Mail.

Other offices plan a similar makeover tonight, and partners in Toronto plan to celebrate by ceremonially opening the local stock exchange.

Additional and related coverage:

ABAJournal.com: “Mergers in Canada, South Africa Put Norton Rose in Top Ten”

ABAJournal.com: “K&L Gates Chief Says Norton Rose Deal More of an Arrangement than a Merger”

ABAJournal.com: “DLA Piper Readies for ‘Musical Chairs,’ Talks to Potential Canadian Merger Partners”

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