Commentary: A timely moment to give more love to the bean-counters
As insolvency lawyers' hopes that they would ever see a major revival in demand for their services began to fade, there was a palpable sense within law firms that the big accountancy firms had lost some of their status as clients. The big four of KPMG, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) remained important clients in their own right and good sources of referrals but, as the boom stretched on, accountants fell down lawyers' pecking order - while banks rose upwards.
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