Freehills and Herbert Smith in Merger Talks

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Written By admin at Monday, February 6th, 2012

Though it’s early days, Australia’s Freehills has confirmed it is in merger talks with Herbert Smith, which has practices across Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

“Freehills and U.K.- based international firm Herbert Smith have been holding preliminary discussions about a potential link-up. No decision has been made by either firm,” a Freehills spokesman told Deal Journal Australia.

Freehills and Herbert Smith staff were advised that exploratory discussions regarding the potential tie-up were underway, via internal emails Friday.

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