King & Wood Snaps Up UK Firm As It Looks To Go Global

Law360, New York (July 31, 2013, 7:49 PM EDT) -- The merger, announced Wednesday, of two significant overseas firms — King & Wood Mallesons and SJ Berwin LLP — creates a $1 billion revenue partnership under leaders who are likely already looking forward to their next big international move, industry watchers told Law360.

The merger, which will extend the Asia- and Australia-focused King & Wood Mallesons to the financial center of London where SJ Berwin is headquartered, as well as deep into the broader European and Middle Eastern legal markets, creates a four-branch verein structure encompassing...
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