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1891

2017

July

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    Charles Russell Speechlys opened its third office in the Middle East, and its first Asian office in Hong Kong

2014

November

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    Merger of Charles Russell and Speechly Bircham

2013

September

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    Charles Russell opened its second office in the Middle East, in Qatar

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    Speechly Bircham opened an office in Geneva

November

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    Speechly Bircham opened an office in Paris

2011

June

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    Speechly Bircham opened its first two international offices in Luxembourg and Zurich

2009

July

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    Speechly Bircham merged with Campbell Hooper

2007

September

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    Charles Russell opened its second international offices in Geneva

2006

September

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    Charles Russell opened its first international offices in Geneva

1990s

January - December

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    Speechly Bircham took over the Holborn-based practice of Baileys Shaw & Gillett and Charles Russell merged with Compton Carr and also Baldocks in Guildford

1980s

January - December

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    Charles Russell merged with Williams & James and Peake & Co., both founded in the 1760s

1974

January - December

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    Speechly Bircham was formed by a merger between Speechly, Mumford & Soames and Bircham & Co. The origins of these firms lay in Dalrymple, Drake & Co. (founded by – Francis Thomas Bircham in 1845) and Speechly & Co (founded in 1875 by Thomas Speechly)

1891

January - December

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    Charles Russell and Co. was founded by Charles, son of Lord Russell of Killowen (MP and later Attorney-General under Prime Minister Gladstone and Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales)

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