"Lawyers are good at words, not numbers, so bringing in external people will have a transformative impact," predicts former Dragons' Den star, and chief executive of buyout house Hamilton Bradshaw, James Caan of his investment in Midlands practice Knights Solicitors. The deal, announced in June after months of research by Hamilton Bradshaw, will see Caan sitting on the board of Knights with the expectation that his name, combined with the investment, will catapult Knights into the top 100 UK law firms by revenue within three to five years.
Former Dragons' Den investor James Caan says his Knights deal may put the firm into top 100 in three years. Georgina Stanley reports "Lawyers are good at words, not numbers, so bringing in external people...
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