Vale of mid-tiers By Yun Kriegler 13 August 2012 10:00 17 December 2015 12:35 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 Anon 15 August 2012 at 19:40 With current technology – and video conferencing is getting ever better, as is remote working software – it is simply mindless to have large numbers of staff (secretaries, IT support, HR, paralegals, associates etc) who have virtually no contact with clients based in one of the most expensive locations in the world. They could be anywhere, and largely don’t even need to be in the same place. Reply Link Anonymous 28 August 2012 at 12:13 Dickinson Dees aim to get into the UK top 20 by 2020! I think they need a reality check. That will only happen if they get taken over by a big firm. The last fifteen years has seen Dickinson Dees drop out of the top 35, then the top 45 and now they might drop out of the top 60. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.