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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.
Although star corporate partners Ralph Wollburg and Achim Kirchfeld in the Düsseldorf office may have left the magic circle firm at the top of equity, negotiating an off-lockstep top-of-equity deal at new home Linklaters, other recent departures may not have been so lucky.
There may be a few more partner exits, particularly in Europe, coming in the next couple of months. The partners in question were given a few months to find new firms after the news of de-equitisation was broken to them, said a source close to the firm.
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