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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.
An expansion of the European Court of Justice buildings in Luxembourg City is to take place, enabling the EU’s top judicial authority to cope with the additional workload created by May’s expansion of the EU.
The accession of 10 eastern and southern European countries will require increased office space for these new member countries and their staff, plus greater courtroom capacity to deal with a growing number of cases.
The project will cost €343m (£236.5m), financed by the European Investment Bank and Luxembourg’s Banque et Caisse d’Epargne de l’Etat.
Under a plan by French architect Dominique Perrault, the main court headquarters will be refitted and encircled by a ring-shaped building accommodating judges and advocates general. Two adjacent 100 metre-high towers will be built for translation departments. The work should be finished by 2007.