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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.
Meanwhile, Ashurst Morris Crisp, CMS Cameron McKenna, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood, White & Case and Wragge & Co have all won new places on the eight specialist panels (see box). The move is a coup for Wragges, because it is the firm's first private equity panel appointment since it launched a private equity practice in London late last year. Wragges head of private equity Maurice Dwyer said: "This gives us a fantastic opportunity to get to know Barclays Private Equity in London."
Meanwhile, as reported in The Lawyer last Monday (9 June), Barclays' HR and commoditised products panels will be disbanded on 30 June, with the work of the panels being subsumed into the bank's other panels.
The review was run at Barclays by business banking general counsel Alex Cameron.