Independent Firms in Europe: The continental divide
As the Continent emerges from a period of economic stagnation, independent law firms in Europe predict strong growth in home markets. But they are not underestimating the challenge from their international rivals. Jan Harvey reports
At the end of the 1990s the expansion of leading UK and US international firms seemed unstoppable. But for many of the leading practices, especially those of the UK variety, recent times have not been plain sailing.
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