There’s a growing trend of more specialist law firms being favoured within the marketplace, leading to a surge in ‘boutique’ law firms being established in recent years. However, the trend has been more prominent in the UK than in Ireland, where one in five solicitors still work in top-tiered firms. As Irish clients become more discerning around price and expect more flexible delivery of legal services, will the legal sector continue to specialise?
Many financial services companies and international banks are considering a move from London to Dublin in light of Brexit. Here’s what they need to know about the financial regulatory landscape, and why flexible legal services could be invaluable.