The new firm will be led by Adrian Biles, managing partner and CEO at Gordon Dadds, who will be supported by Peter Rogan, chairman of the board at Ince, the heads of the merged firms’ offices and business units, and the Gordon Dadds management team.
The company – which will trade as Ince Gordon Dadds LLP – will be headquartered in Aldgate Tower in London and have aggregated revenues of over £110m, with 100 partners and offices in nine countries.
Ince is a network of affiliated international commercial law firms.
Adrian said that Ince was a highly successful and well-respected business and was delighted to welcome its team to the group.
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"The merger will build upon the complementary strengths of the two firms in terms of industry expertise and range of services.
“Our management model will also allow Ince's partners and fee earners to focus even more on providing market-leading legal advice to a stellar client base.”
Peter said that this was an exciting day for the company, adding: “I'm proud that the Ince name will continue and am very excited to be moving forward together as part of this innovative new structure with access to new capital allowing us to gain greater competitive advantage in the market.
“This merger is good news as it enables us to extend our client offering and invest further in our people, who provide the highest-quality advice and service to clients in our chosen sectors and geographies.”