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The very small firm – a case history

Moorcrofts Corporate Law was founded in January 2000 just at a time when the economy was taking a turn for the worse. Businesses, ever since, have been on tenderhooks waiting for a change in the conditions. Adrian Phillips, the founder of Moorcrofts, however, has witnessed the successful growth of his small law firm and is looking optimistically to the future. Hearing some of his experiences, we must wonder, does bigger necessarily mean better?

20 June 2002

Moorcrofts Corporate Law was founded in January 2000 just at a time when the economy was taking a turn for the worse. Businesses, ever since, have been on tenderhooks waiting for a change in the conditions. Adrian Phillips, the founder of Moorcrofts, however, has witnessed the successful growth of his small law firm and is looking optimistically to the future. Hearing some of his experiences, we must wonder, does bigger necessarily mean better?

Moorcrofts Corporate Law was founded on 17 January 2000, and is currently a two partner, five lawyer firm.  We specialise in a narrow area of law, being corporate law, IT/IP, share schemes and employment law.  We do not do any contentious law of any description, we do not do any conveyancing (residential or commercial) or any private client work.  What is more, we are not based in London, but in Marlow, a town of 15,000 people on the river Thames, between Windsor and Henley.  Marlow's gr...

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