Putting people first
A merger may represent the quickest way for firms to get to where they want to be, but with 50% of mergers and acquisitions failing, the strategy is far from a sure bet. Ian Crook outlines the people issues that are often overlooked and warns that the smallest point can scupper a potential deal.
Mergers and acquisitions are becoming more and more common as law firms realise they offer the quickest route to rapid expansion, buying in expertise and gaining a greater share of the market.
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