Eversheds wins dispute over South Africa trading name
Eversheds' South African ally has won its longstanding legal dispute over its trading name, allowing it to trade under the UK firm's brand. In a closely-watched case for law firms looking to rebrand associated offices in the country, a South African court ruled on Wednesday (23 February) that alliance law firm Routledge Modise did not break local law by changing its name to Eversheds.
Eversheds’ South African ally has won its longstanding legal dispute over its trading name, allowing it to trade under the UK firm’s brand.
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