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Those thoroughly fashionable provinces – vogue for City players to hit low-cost regions becomes the new black

Sarah Downey reports on how a regional arm became the hottest accessory for London firms

How the fashions in professional services can change. Having long disdained moving into lower-cost regions, March saw another two top 20 City players announce ‘northshoring’ ventures, with Hogan Lovells and Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) confirming moves respectively into Birmingham and Manchester.