Partners at Herbert Smith and Australia's Freehills are set to vote on their proposed tie-up next month, with integration planned for Oct. 1. Initially the firms will be financially independent, although the intention is to merge eventually. The proposed deal has prompted Weil Gotshal to reconsider its referral relationship with Freehills.
Herbert Smith and Freehills to Vote in June on Tie-Up; Weil Rethinks Referral Links
May 11, 2012