- Friday, 27 April 2012
Andrew Whitehouse of corporate finance house Smith Square Partners – which is targeting the legal market after tying up with ABS Advisory Partners – says that with consolidation set to accelerate, converting to a corporate structure is the best way for law firms to take advantage of it
Tags: ABS, Alternative business structures, corporate structure, Legal Services Act, mergers
Posted in Blog
- Thursday, 19 April 2012
A team of senior corporate financiers has joined forces with a law firm management consultancy specialising in alternative business structures to target mid-market law firms, Legal Futures can reveal.
Tags: ABS, Alternative business structures, corporate finance, corporate structure, mergers
Posted in Latest news, Market monitor
- Friday, 26 March 2010
Most of what private equity firms know about the law is that it is an old-fashioned industry that does not look very investor friendly. Law firms need to adopt a corporate structure if they want to impress them, experts tell Patricia Wheatley-Burt.
Tags: corporate structure, external investment, partnerships, private equity
Posted in Alternative business structures, Legal Services Act
If 2020 taught us anything, it is that lawyers will not disappear any time soon. Still, paper will gradually disappear in favour of digital tools, investment in technology and better ways of working.
Over the Christmas break while relaxing, I decided it would be a perfect time to catch up on a few stories from the legal sector to see how the profession was coping.