Goodman Derrick LLP and Royds Withy King LLP in advanced merger discussions

We are pleased to confirm that Goodman Derrick LLP and Royds Withy King LLP are in discussions with a view to merging to create RWK Goodman LLP with effect from 1 May 2022.

These discussions are progressing positively and a further announcement will be made when a formal agreement to merge is reached.

If you have any questions then please contact your client partner at Goodman Derrick.

Please direct all press enquiries to:

Mark Jones,

Chief Operating Officer

Goodman Derrick LLP


M: +44 (0)20 7421 7902

Goodman Derrick LLP

Founded in 1954 by Lord Goodman, Goodman Derrick is a leading commercial law firm based in the City of London.

The firm has 23 partners and a team of 90 people providing first-class legal advice to businesses and individuals across a wide range of practice areas, and is considered a go-to London firm for ambitious businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth and high-profile individuals.

Its core areas of work include corporate transactions, commercial contracts, real estate, construction, dispute resolution, employment law, private wealth & family.

In 2019, the firm was recognized by the Legal 500 as one of the top 10 firms in the UK in their prestigious Client Service Awards.