Fasken Martineau Merges With Johannesburg Firm

Law360, Los Angeles (October 22, 2012, 6:11 PM EDT) -- Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP is merging with Johannesburg-based business law powerhouse Bell Dewar, the Canadian international law firm announced Monday, forming one of the largest firms in Africa.

Adding Bell Dewar’s 76 attorneys to the Fasken Martineau fold creates a business transactional and litigation law firm with nearly 800 attorneys in nine offices worldwide, while strengthening Faskin Martineau’s ties to clients throughout Africa.

“Our firm has long been known for our unique understanding of the African marketplace,” Fasken Martineau’s managing partner David Corbett said. “The addition...
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