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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.
Corporate partner Gupta moves on after six years at White & Case, which she joined from her head of legal position at Ispat International (now ArcelorMittal).
Gupta said: "The plan is to do here what we did at White & Case. People like me will help make clients realise that Bird & Bird is not just an excellent IP firm, but also in telecoms and renewable energy."
White & Case head of India Doug Peel said: "Nipun is terrifically energetic and a phenomenal networker, and those are very powerful tools when building a business."
Peel transferred to Singapore two months ago to build the practice, which will be bolstered further by the transfers of Washington DC private equity partner Will Kirschner and London capital markets partner Kaya Proudian.