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Gowling WLG set to join big league

The news in the past week that Canada’s Gowling Lafleur Henderson is set to join forces with UK-headquartered Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co may not exactly set the legal world on fire, but Gowlings partner Andrew Wright is confident the move will have a transformative effect on the firm’s London mining practice.

Gowlings, of course, with seven offices across Canada, has demonstrable mining pedigree, but so does its London team, which comprises six lawyers.