Herbert, Gleiss, Stibbe End 10-Year Alliance

Law360, New York (December 22, 2011, 8:43 PM EST) -- U.K.-based Herbert Smith LLP, German law firm Gleiss Lutz and Benelux firm Stibbe announced Thursday that they had ended their decade-old alliance.

The alliance, which had brought together more than 2,000 fee earners in 33 offices in 22 jurisdictions, will be formally terminated on Dec. 31, according to the firms.

“The three firms intend to maintain the strong relationships formed over the 10 years that the alliance has been operating,” the firms said in a joint statement. “The termination will not affect those clients whose matters...
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