Bankers in need swamp British lawyers

By Staff | November 29, 2013 | Last updated on November 29, 2013
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Prominent attorneys specializing in white-collar crime in London say they have gotten an influx of clients from the city’s financial sector in recent months, Bloomberg reports.

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The upswing in those seeking their counsel comes as the investigation into how operatives at banks fixed the London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) grows to include currency, precious metals benchmark and derivative manipulation.

There are about six law firms in London that focus on financial and regulatory matters. Most represent entire financial institutions, says Bloomberg.

With the increase in individuals looking for help, some firms have had to turn people away.

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