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09 June 2017 at 08:15 BST

Norton Rose in merger talks with Australian law firm

The firm issued a statement confirming the discussions with Henry Davis York.

Dmitriy Shironosov

Norton Rose Fulbright has confirmed it is in merger talks with 45 partner Australian firm Henry Davis York. The firms will vote on the merger this summer, according to Legal Week. 'Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright and leading Australian law firm Henry Davis York are exploring a potential combination to create one of the largest providers of legal services in the Australian market, with leading positions in key industry sectors and practices,' according to the statement. The merger follows on from Norton Rose's plans to merge with US firm Chadbourne & Parke this year. 


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