The lateral market for managers: why do so few law firm heads take leadership roles at rivals?
DWF's hire of former DLA Piper chief Nigel Knowles is a rare example of a law firm leader taking a management role at another firm - but why are such moves so uncommon?
The recent move by DLA Piper’s former global chair Nigel Knowles to join fast-growing UK firm DWF is one of the most intriguing lateral hires in years.
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