Analysis News Corporate In-house BLP’s deal with Thames Water creates non-City platform By The Lawyer 4 April 2010 00:00 17 December 2015 16:07 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer City Escapee 7 April 2010 at 21:38 It will be interesting to see how many of the lawyers BLP manage to retain. Moving from being in-house at a blue chip client, managing City law firms on multi-$bn projects, to becoming a second-class private-practice lawyer for a firm like BLP will be seen as quite a step down. BLP will have to work hard to keep them (and speaking as an in-houser, money is not the motivator it would be in private practice – otherwise, why leave private practice in the first place?). Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.