The urge to merge, as law blog AbovetheLaw puts it, has seen SNR Denton looking to put itself in a deal with Salans and Canadian firm Fraser Milner Casgrain. The merger would create a 2500 lawyer firm which would rival some of the BigLaw firms about.
SNR Denton is already the result of a three-way deal with Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal and UK’s Denton Wilde Sapte. SNR has around 1250 lawyers while Salans has 750 and FMC has 500.
One sourc3e indicated that the brands involved are weak, but LegalWeek has the figures on the combined turnover of the various practises. Click the links to see.