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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.
Matthew Arnold Baldwin announced a string of promotions last week, including Karen Jones, who became a partner in the firm’s IT and e-commerce division. Five lawyers have also been made up to associate.
Russell-Cooke Solicitors has promoted two lawyers, increasing its partnership count to 37. Samantha Little is now a partner in the specialist children department while Shivaji Shiva becomes a partner in the charity team.
Forshaws has announced a double partnership promotion in its Warrington headquarters. Margaret Crosby has moved up in the commercial division, while Gary Schooler has been promoted in the criminal division.
Taylor Walton has made a slew of promotions in its commercial practice. James Carpenter has become a commercial litigation partner, while Ian McLoone has joined the commercial property team. Patrick McGrath has been promoted within the firm’s banking department, while David von Hagen has joined as a new partner from Kendall Freeman.
Harris Cartwright has appointed a new partner in its clinical negligence and personal injury team. Karen McCarthy specialises in acting for those who have suffered severe injury after failures in medical treatment.