Southeast: The rift valley
It is rare for a firm's departure from the marketplace to cause consternation among rivals, but Nabarro Nathanson's Reading exit has done just this. The larger firms may be worried, but the town's indigenous firms are enjoying good times. Charlie Wright reports
The spectacular demise of the dotcom era spawned countless tales of corporate woe. The resulting impact on the legal community – most evident among the leading technology specialists of the US West Coast – are also well-documented. Similarly, it has been a testing period for the many, disparate law firms operating in the Thames Valley.
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