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26 October 2017 at 10:47 BST

Partner exits cast shadow over Clyde & Co merger talks with US firm Sedgwick

Clyde & Co's talks have suffered a setback as partners exit US insurance law firm Sedgwick.

Dmitriy Shironosov

Talks between UK law firm Clyde & Co and US firm Sedgwick over a potential merger have reportedly been impacted by defections from the US firm to UK law firm Kennedys. Legal Week has reported that the exit of a number of partners to join Kennedy's US operation left a qestion mark over the talks with Sedgwick. The UK firm has taken over Sedgwick's Bermuda office whilst adding partners to its Chicago practice. According to ALM Intelligence, Sedgwick had seen over 45 partners defect. Source:Legal Week; Law.com; Insurance Business

 
   
 
 
 

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