Taylor Wessing partner dispute comes to a head
Taylor Wessing learned of the breakaway merger talks held by its Paris office with Nixon Peabody after the plans were left lying around on an office printer, reports The AmLaw Daily. An equity partner at Taylor Wessing's 55-lawyer French arm says he found out about managing partner Arnaud de Senilhes' plans to take a dozen non-equity partners to Nixon Peabody, according to court documents filed on Friday (5 September) in New York trial court.The talks are at the heart of a high-stakes legal battle between the two firms regarding Nixon's hiring of a large team from the Paris office after the merger talks ended last year.
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