TITLE

Fresh routes to funding growth

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, Matt
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Lawyer;6/24/2013 Lawyer Management, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the business financing of law firms in 2013. Topics include the impact of the British Legal Services Act of 2012 on internal law firm funding, the increase in external finance through private equity (PE) investment or public share offerings, and the introduction of alternative business structures (ABS) into the British legal market.
ACCESSION #
88969297

 

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