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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.
Ashurst, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and SNR Denton are among the firms to win places on Société Générale’s UK panel, with Ashurst’s appointment understood to be a new client win.
The review follows a pitch process by the French banking powerhouse and sees the trio win places on the UK panel, which is a separate roster from the global panel that was last reviewed in 2011 (16 December 2011).
Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Herbert Smith, Hogan Lovells, Norton Rose and Simmons & Simmons were all appointed to the global panel alongside US firms Baker & McKenzie, Jones Day, Paul Hastings and Shearman & Sterling, French firm Gide Loyrette Nouel and the legal limb of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
The bank drew up a separate French panel on which a mixture of French, UK and US firms won places.