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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.
A blast from the past this week from Fladgate Fielder, where chairman Paul Leese was reminiscing about the good old days at the West End firm.
Leese, who celebrates his 30th year at Fladgates this year, recalled how he attended a cocktail party in his early days and saw a lawyer approach the legendarily straight-talking partner Tony Baker. “He said, ‘Mr Baker sir, do you mind if I have a word’,” remembered Leese. “You can say anything you like as long as it’s goodbye,” came the considered reply.