Vale of mid-tiers

Kriegler, Yun
August 2012
Lawyer (Online Edition);8/13/2012, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that several London, England based regional firms including Thomas Eggar LLP, Dickinson Dees LLP and Ashfords LLP are planning to acquire or merge with small firms to win more work from mid-tier City firms. According to Ashords chief executive officer (CEO) Ian Daniells, acquisitions of small firms help to offer cheaper rates from their regional bases.


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