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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.
The month of July features three men naked in the firm's library under the caption, "We've handled the beef crisis, have you?" While you might presume this means all three are senior agricultural lawyers, apparently they are actually trainees Anthony Pickard-Rose, Chris Pritchett and Gary Roscoe.
August, meanwhile, features assistants Jo White, James Orpin and Camilla Usher-Clark catching up on the latest financial news and looking very good in the process, while perhaps the most shocking image depicts head of corporate finance Chris Godfrey, head of rail Nick Olley and litigation partner William Neville arriving at work in nothing but their ties, shoes and socks. Fortunately, their modesty is protected by the obligatory briefcase.
The calendar is being produced not as a misguided marketing stunt but to raise money for Bristol's MS Therapy Centre. It is being bought by the firm's staff and sold in the charity's shop.