The rise of the boutiques: Signature Litigation on mergers, referrals and plans for growth

Signature's Graham Huntley and Simon Bushell on the rise to prominence of disputes boutiques in the post-crunch market

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News earlier this year of merger talks between UK disputes specialists Stewarts Law and Enyo Law took many rivals by surprise.

The proposed tie-up would have created a litigation-only firm with combined revenues of more than £80m. While the talks were ultimately unsuccessful, the mere suggestion of a bigger player in the market has prompted wider debate about litigation boutiques and size – how big is too big?

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