Midlands: Go West
Eversheds' decision to unite the management of its East and West Midlands practices and the recent restructuring of its Nottingham corporate practice are indicative of a greater propensity among businesses to treat the two regions as a cohesive whole. With Birmingham the centre of choice for the vast majority, is Nottingham in danger of losing its identity? Derek Bedlow reports
It has been an unsettling few months for the members of Eversheds’ East Midlands practice. The reorganisation of the corporate department and the loss of three corporate partners from the firm’s office in Nottingham has even led to rumours that the firm is pulling out of the city, to focus its fire on the potentially more lucrative West Midlands market.
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