Two legal firms will form a global brand with revenues of more than $900 million. Their Asian coverage will expand.
Berwin Leighton Paisner and Bryan Cave will combine as Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in April 2018, according to a statement from the firms.
The new entity will have an international practice and sector teams in 32 offices across 11 countries and approximately 1,600 lawyers, and will be led by co-chairs Therese Pritchard and Lisa Mayhew.
In Asia, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner will have a greater presence than they had so far. The reach of the two firms will extend with offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Singapore.