Law firms Clyde & Co and BLM have agreed to merge following a vote in favour by partners at both firms.

The merged entity will begin operations in July 2022. The combined entity will be known as Clyde & Co and will have a global revenue of over GBP700 million (USD917 million) per annum, a headcount of over 5,000, and offices in over 60 cities worldwide.

BLM is a UK and Ireland-based firm focused on insurance risk and commercial law with a particular strength in casualty, personal injury, healthcare and professional liability. Clyde & Co specialises in the insurance, infrastructure, aviation, energy, marine, and natural resources sectors.