Germany: Small is beautiful
While many lawyers in Germany have chosen the secure environment of a global firm as the best means to service their multinational clients, others have taken a different route. Andreas Rittstieg looks at the pros and cons of founding an independent firm
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 dramatic change of the practice of commercial law in Germany.
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