Australia's Middletons To Join K&L Gates In 2013

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 11:07 PM EST) -- K&L Gates LLP will combine forces with Australian law firm Middletons at the start of the new year, which will add 300 lawyers to K&L Gates’ team, the firm said Monday.

The two firms voted unanimously to create one firm, which will operate under K&L Gates’ name. The merger will take effect on Jan. 1, they said.

The move will expand K&L Gates’ Asia-Pacific regional coverage to 400 lawyers and 11 offices, including its newly launched office in South Korea. It also makes K&L Gates the...
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