PracticeAccounting FirmsTop law firms called in on GT merger

Top law firms called in on GT merger

RPC and DLA Piper take on advisor roles for firms as they work towards deal completion date of 1 July

Law firms Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
and DLA Piper have been called in to act
as advisers on the merger of mid-tier accounting firms Grant Thornton and Robson
Rhodes.

Tim Anderson and LLP specialist Barry Stimpson are advising Grant Thornton on
behalf of RPC, the law firm’s first corporate work with the client; while DLA
Piper’s corporate head David Raff is acting for Robson Rhodes, despite the firm
also having a relationship with GT, according to
Legal Week.

The merged firm will be the fifth-largest in the UK, with a combined turnover
of £375m. The deal is expected to be completed on 1 July.

Further reading:

Robson
Rhodes and Grant Thornton to merge

RSM
global chiefs looking for new UK arm

Grant
Thornton swoop heralds merger boom

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