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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.
Allen & Overy (A&O) has appointed dispute resolution specialist Peter Thorp as the new managing partner of the magic circle firm’s Beijing office.
Thorp has more than 10 years of experience in dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions and projects both in the People’s Republic of China and in Europe. He was recently appointed to the Panel of Arbitrators of CIETAC, China’s largest international arbitration commission.