‘Will clients trust them?’ Partners size up prospects for KWM's European salvage operation
KWM has put together a post-administration plan for Europe – can the firm make a success of it?
King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has not lost its foothold in Europe – yet. As the legacy SJ Berwin business heads towards administration, the firm has carved out a deal to retain 30-40 partners across Europe. However, will the new business – already dubbed KWM 2.0 – be able to regain client trust? And will it get enough support from China to survive in the squeezed mid-tier legal market?
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