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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.
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To celebrate the event photo-agency Camera Press, in association with City firm Herbert Smith, is holding a exhibition of photos at the Tom Blau Gallery in Butlers Wharf from 19 November to 11 December.
The images highlight the need to protect basic rights such as freedom of expression, education and liberty.
These are all goals that are fine in principal, but often have to be vigorously protected by lawyers in practice.
But, as two barristers highlight on the next page, there are many organisations desperate for pro bono legal advice. Clearly in the next 50 years lawyers will continue to make a key contribution to human rights.