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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 Commercial Court could be on the hunt for a new leader should the Ministry of Justice confirm the widely held belief that its current head, Mrs Justice Gloster, is to be promoted to the appellate bench from October (see story).
Rumours of her anticipated elevation have been circling the bar in recent weeks, with her judgment in the Berezovsky v Abramovich trial expected before she steps up.
Gloster, a dame, isn’t the only high profile lawyer connected with that case to have received a judicial leg up. The defendant, Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich, has lost two leading counsel to bench appointments.