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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 is set to become the first magic circle firm to convert to a UK limited liability partnership (LLP).
The Lawyer understands that subject to a partnership vote, conversion could take place by the end of this financial year, although it is possible that not all of the firm will initially transfer to LLP status.
Only a minority of Lawyer 100 firms have yet converted to LLP status, although a number have signalled an interest. Clifford Chance, the biggest LLP in the world, is registered under US law.