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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

When The Clash released this hit in 1982 we can safely assume that the trials and tribulations of City lawyers in London were as far from their minds as possible! Nonetheless the song and its lyrics provide a surprisingly accurate representation of the thought process that most people will go through at least once in their careers. Continue reading…

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Business development… Essentially making work fun?

Business development was historically, for some lawyers, an unholy curse distracting them from valuable fee earning time or eating into even more valuable personal time. However as the requirements for partnership have changed, the attitude towards BD has moved on as well. Continue reading…

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Nabarro’s Real Estate Report: our thoughts

The Real Estate Report recently released by Nabarro is an interesting document and has a lot of parallels with the comments I previously flagged up from a different London City partner who works in the same market: the market is buoyant and there is continued optimism amongst the majority of market players. The report also flags up other key areas around the UK which are seeing surges alongside London; Manchester, Bristol and Birmingham are all flagged up as hubs attracting interest from real estate investors.  Continue reading…