Eversheds to merge with Dutch firm

Author: | Published: 1 Jan 2000

The deal was announced in early December following almost four months of negotiations between the two firms. Formal cooperation between the firms began January 1. A full merger will follow as soon as possible, although this is expected to take between two and three years. In the meantime, the firms will retain their own names, but Boekel De Nerée will include both on its letterheads.

The merger brings together two firms with strong domestic and international practices but...