Reading the lawyer today ( suggests that this former Stanley J. Berwin may be losing its core partners with their cosy family connections to their traditional line of work, who are upping sticks to places with a similar culture like Mishcon and Berwin Leighton. The problem is a familiar one of takeover, shake-up, alienation and departures, but once it shrinks below a certain size, it won't be a credible outfit.


Anonymous 21 January 16 17:14

Yes it does seem to be part of a slightly worrying picture (