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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.
It was over to Watson Farley & Williams' swanky 25th anniversary party the other day, at which shipping finance lawyer Anna Soroko amused the crowd with a tale of her introduction to cabinet minister Jack Straw.
Soroko recalled visiting the House of Commons with a colleague who had family connections in Parliament.
Disappointed with the rude behaviour when Straw did not introduce himself appropriately, Soroko said: "If I was Robert Mugabe, he would have shaken my hand."