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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.
According to a recent press release, Addleshaw Goddard has reinforced its “undisputed leadership” of the North West property market by reappointing one of its property partners (Paul Conroy) after a sabbatical.
So, a partner goes on sabbatical, with the prior agreement of the firm; and then, when it’s over, he comes back.
In a similar move, managing partner Mark Jones is believed to have recently returned from holiday to find that he is still top dog, while one of the firm’s corporate partners took a day off last week and was relieved to find his job was still there when he returned.