06 March 2017 at 11:24 BST

Sparke Helmore joins forces with Perth law firm

The Australian law firm's merger with Jarman McKenna creates a 700-strong law firm.


Sparke Helmore has merged with Perth insurance law firm Jarman McKenna with five partners - including founder Piet Jarman - joining the larger firm. The two firms went into merger talks six months ago and announced the deal in January. Most lawyers from Jarman McKenna have joined the newly merged firm adding 52 lawyers and staff to the mix and bringing Sparke Helmore's headcount to more than 700 people across Australia. The firm's offices are located in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney and Upper Hunter.


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