Germany: The trouble with Shearman
Shearman & Sterling has long been a dominant force in the German legal market. But as the firm's iconic leader approaches retirement age, questions are being asked about how Shearman can maintain its standing. Sarah Gill assesses its future
Shearman & Sterling can hardly be said to have entered the German market with a bang. A little more than a year after Germany’s historic reunification, it acquired the six-lawyer Duesseldorf firm Galler Meyer-Landrut & Thoma.
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