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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.
Farrer & Co has recruited partner Nigel Palmer to its media group and banking team.
Farrer & Co has recruited partner Nigel Palmer to its media group and banking team. Palmer, who joins the firm from SJ Berwin, specialises in TV and film financing. He will be joined by his assistant Lisa Mayo. The news follows the closure of SJ Berwin’s media practice, which saw Field Fisher Waterhouse hire outgoing SJ Berwin partner Tim Johnson to head its cross-practice media group. A further two SJ Berwin media partners, Sarah Bing and Charlotte McMillan, are on maternity leave.