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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.
The Lawyer deeply fears the Football Association (FA) so will make no attempt at letter replacement when announcing the name of the law firm that advised Roy Hodgson on his England manager appointment, Russell Jones & Walker (RJW).
has defended its front page headline mocking the West Bromwich Albion boss’s speech impediment, despite the FA issuing a statement attacking the “disrespectful” treatment of the new national head coach.
RJW employment partner Paul Daniels worked his magic to negotiate Hodgson’s four-year FA contract, which reportedly includes a break clause that allows both parties to review where they stand after the Brazil 2014 World Cup.
Hodgson’s predecessor Fabio Capello might not have been allowed the freedom to choose a captain - the source of his resignation in February - but at least he could choose his own lawyer, turning to son Pierfilippo.