When small really is beautiful
Firms that would have once been considered large in Germany are now seen as 'boutiques'. But, far from being left behind in the aftermath of globalisation, they are thriving on the work that the multinational firms are just too big for, writes Andreas Rittstieg
Only 20 years ago, law firms of between 10 and 20 lawyers ranked among the largest in Germany. It took the decision of the German Supreme Constitutional Court – the Bundesverfassungsgericht – allowing multi-city firms to start the practice of commercial law.
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