Trade union heavyweight Lawfords closes its doors after half a century

Harris, Joanne
May 2005
Lawyer;5/23/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 20, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that personal injury specialist Lawfords is to dissolve its partnership on July 1, 2005 in London, England. Decrease in the total number of partnership; Lack of communality between the partners as to the development of the firm.


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