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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.
Baker & McKenzie splits practice group after financial services and investment funds head quits for Debevoise
The London office of Debevoise & Plimpton has poached Baker & McKenzies London head of financial services and investment funds, Marwan Al-Turki. Al-Turki, who joined the firm in 1997 to set up the practice area, will head Debevoises European private equity funds group. Al-Turkis departure has caused a split in the group that he leaves behind. The remaining investment funds lawyers will be transferred to Tom Philipps corporate group while partner Arun Srivastava will head a financial services group.