Corporate/commercial

DISRUPTION

A disruptive forty percent

Scale of alternative providers disrupting legal services market highlighted by increased number of corporate users of “captive” providers.

ACQUISITION

McDermott in healthcare acquisition

Integration strengthens client-focused health care consultancy as firm extends firm's health policy and private equity ambitions.

BREXIT

Post-Brexit action heats up in Dublin

As UK prepares for new Prime Minister this week, Scots firm Shepherd and Wedderburn announces new office while Pinsent Masons continues expansion.

IPO SPECULATION

Mishcon de Reya mulls IPO

According to weekend media reports, the firm is considering a stock market flotation as a way to raise funds for an “ambitious” expansion.

MERGER

Ukrainian merger on the cards

Ukrainian law firm Sayenko Kharenko reported to be negotiating a potential merger with criminal law boutique of Yevgeniy Solodko.