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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.
Newton plans to cut that number to nine, with three covering each area, and is considering holding an e-auction for firms to bid against each other once he has finalised a shortlist.
"The only problem I have with that is that buying legal services isn't like buying paperclips," he told The Lawyer. "With legal services you don't always go for the cheapest firm, you go for the one that represents best value for money."