Deloitte prepares to take on the UK legal market

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  • Bring it on!

    For all the hype, accountants will never break into the top 20 national firms because law firms are too well run.

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  • "law firms are too well run."

    ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!!!!!!

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  • @Anonymous 3.33PM

    Nice try to wind up the readership...... ;)

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  • @anonymous 3:33

    Is that some kind of sick joke? Certainly made me laugh.

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  • ... it brought a tear to a glass eye.

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  • Lol

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  • Anonymous | 9-Jun-2014 3:33 pm - and who says lawyers don't have a sense of humour?

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  • How well run law firms are in comparison to accountancy businesses are is moot but one thing is clear if accountants are going to provide legal services and offer a full range of services they are going to face significant hurdles managing conflicts of interest.

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  • Yes Ashley. Accountants know very little about Chinese Walls.

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  • In my experience of restructuring scenarios, at least, the only "conflict" the Big Four face is how to divide the credit between the lead partners from the advisory, corporate finance and insolvency appointments teams who have all acted on the same transaction... So, hey, what difference would a fourth role (legals) make?

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