UK's Eversheds Pushes Africa Strategy With Boutique Merger

Law360, New York (December 4, 2013, 6:21 PM EST) -- British multinational Eversheds LLP has rejoined the South Africa legal community in a merger with domestic outfit Mahons Attorneys, the firms announced Wednesday.

The addition of South Africa's Mahons Attorneys gives Eversheds new offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, as well as in the Indian Ocean nation of Mauritius. The 10-partner team will take on the Eversheds name at the New Year, the firm said.

“We have extremely strong and long-standing relationships with many of the Mahons team, including senior partner Peter van Niekerk, who was deputy...
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