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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Woolf was on sparkling form last Wednesday (13 July) when speaking at the Lord Mayor's dinner for Her Majesty's judges.
After challenging the Lord Chancellor "to reduce the Treasury dragon to submission", Woolf lapsed into a series of literary references far beyond the ken of this humble scribe. Woolf said that he was unable to provide Lord Falconer with a magic flute or even Papageno's silver bells. But those present were sure they spied a twinkle in his eye when Woolf declared: "Nor would it be an incentive to offer you, as the prize of success, the hand of the beautiful Lady Pamina, blessed as you are already, in having the hand of the enchanting Lady Falconer."