Macfarlanes advises Thomas Eggar on merger with Irwin Mitchell

Macfarlanes has advised law firm Thomas Eggar on its merger with Irwin Mitchell, in a deal that will see the creation of a £250m legal services business.

The merger is expected to formally complete in December 2015 and Thomas Eggar will adopt the Irwin Mitchell brand in the first half of 2016. 

The Macfarlanes team was led by corporate M&A partners John Dodsworth and Jessica Adam with solicitor Claire MacMillan.