International firms in London: Business without borders
The ever-increasing volume of cross-border business activity by clients, the evolving regulatory landscape and London's pre-eminence as a centre for dispute resolution has meant that many law firms have had to tailor the nature of the legal expertise they offer clients correspondingly. Law firms find themselves increasingly needing to ensure they can serve their clients not just in the home jurisdiction where the client relationship first originated, but in those jurisdictions where they establish a presence or where their business extends. Notwithstanding the recent economic woes felt in all corners of the globe, this trend for globalisation shows no signs of abating and international law firms have responded to clients' needs accordingly.
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