Legal Business

Global 100: The client view

FTSE 100 general counsel (GC) say global firms have finally listened to their concerns on costs and that, if anything, the scales need to be tipped in favour of strengthening their relationship once more.

A year ago it was far from uncommon to hear the GCs of large international companies say that, while they battled to stay within a shrinking budget, their trusted advisers showed a surprising detachment from economic reality and a lack of empathy with their clients’ financial situation.