Macfarlanes advises Curtis Davis Garrard LLP on its merger with Haynes and Boone LLP

Macfarlanes has advised Curtis Davis Garrard LLP, which has built a reputation as one of the leading London law firms serving the shipbuilding and offshore oil and gas industries, on its merger with Haynes and Boone, LLP, an international law firm with offices in the US, Mexico and Shanghai.

The merged firm, which will be called Haynes and Boone CDG in the UK and Haynes and Boone in the US and other markets, expects to focus on extending the London office, adding lawyers in the key practice areas of energy, private equity and financial services. 

The partners of both firms have voted in favour of the merger and the merger will be completed as soon as the relevant regulatory approvals have been obtained. 

Corporate and M&A partner John Dodsworth, who led the team, said: “We are delighted to have been able to assist the partners of Curtis Davis Garrard in such an important step for their firm by drawing on our significant recent experience in this sector.”