UK Insurance Law Firm Berrymans Absorbs Scottish Outfit

Law360, New York (March 17, 2014, 4:33 PM EDT) -- U.K. law firm Berrymans Lace Mawer LLP and Scottish partnership HBM Sayers will merge later this year to create a leading regional risk and insurance outfit, firm leaders said Monday.

The combined firm, to be known as BLM, will have an estimated annual revenue of £100 million ($166 million) and include 170 partners and 1,550 employees across England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

The planned merger comes after “client reviews at both firms had revealed a significant market opportunity for legal suppliers with the physical presence and...
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