(506) ALL THE WAY WITH HBJ (GATELEY WAREING)
ALL THE WAY WITH HBJ (GATELEY WAREING)
Edinburgh solicitors firm Henderson Boyd Jackson announced a merger with English Midlands solicitors Gateley Wareing on 12 October 2005. The merger was apparently suggested by mutual clients. The firm, which will come into existence on 1 January 2006, will be known as HBJ Gateley Wareing, and will have 57 partners and over 200 fee earners. This will take it into the six biggest law firms in Scotland, and put it amongst the largest 60 in the UK. The major areas of work will be in banking and finance, corporate and commercial, employment, construction, litigation and dispute resolution, commercial and residential property and private client services.