Legal Business

If it ain’t broke… Do A&O’s New Law business lines live up to the hype?

After a series of ventures Allen & Overy has become the bellwether among the legal elite for innovation. But do the new business lines live up to the marketing?

‘We’re going to close the doors soon,’ says David Wakeling, the Allen & Overy (A&O) partner leading the City giant’s new tech-based service, MarginMatrix. It’s not often you hear a law firm talk of turning away potential clients, particularly not when they are some of the world’s largest banks.