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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.
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has scored double-digit growth in turnover and profit for 2005. The New York firm saw its revenue increase 16 per cent to $483m (£277m), while profit per equity partner jumped 21 per cent to just under $2.6m (£1.5m). Average compensation per partner rose 16 per cent to just over $2m (£1.2m). London managing partner Andrew Wilkinson (pictured) told The Lawyer: "The figures show Cadwalader had another record year last year. There has been a strong performance across all practice areas." First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 8 February