Midland law firms, Shakespeares and SGH Martineau have confirmed they will complete their merger on June 15.
The new firm, which will have a combined turnover of £75 million and employ 900 people, will be known as Shakespeare Martineau.
The combined firm will have offices in Birmingham, Leicester, London, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Solihull, Stratford-upon-Avon, Sheffield and Brussels.
A statement announcing the merger said: “Each firm currently excels in distinct sectors and, combined, will strengthen their offering of a compelling service for existing and prospective clients.”
Andy Raynor, CEO at Shakespeares and now Shakespeare Martineau, said: “I’m delighted with the way this has gone - all our people have worked together brilliantly.
“Shakespeare Martineau will have a strong commercial personality and the merger demonstrates the commitment of both firms to grow and keep ahead of a rapidly changing and vibrant marketplace.”
Emma Shipp, managing partner at SGH Martineau, added: “Announcing the firm’s merger plans has cemented our shared vision– to be a progressive and distinctive law firm focused on making a difference for our clients.
“I’m confident that by joining forces we will have an exciting business in which all of our people can develop and thrive.”