LOD spreads its wings: flexi-law pioneer targets global acquisitions with private equity backing

Bowmark partner predicts new wave of private equity investment in law on back of LOD takeover

“Legal services is a sector private equity is definitely keen to invest in,” says Bowmark Capital partner Tom Shelford. “You will continue to see more activity, driven mainly by financial investors, but there will also be more IPOs.”

Shelford’s confidence that PE money will continue to flow into the legal market comes in the wake of Bowmark’s investment in flexible lawyering service LOD (Lawyers on Demand).

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