- 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
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