Benelux: Enduring Appeal
London's legal elite insist Belgium is an essential element of their European networks, despite its low fees. James Illman reports from Brussels
For all the global firms’ talk of the end of the ‘flags on maps’ school of international expansion, a lot of time and money is being spent on investment outside their home markets. Wall Street is occupying the attentions of London’s elite, substantial investment in China is now mandatory and then there is the lure of buoyant emerging markets such as Dubai. Which surely means a domestic Belgian practice starts to slip down the list of priorities.
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