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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.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Middle East corporate chief Bruce Embley is returning to London in May, with regional co-head of corporate David Higgins taking charge of the group.
Embley has been based in Dubai for three years. He will become the coordinating partner for the Middle East in London. Freshfields has been expanding its Gulf practice over the past year by relocating UK partners to the region. Higgins was flown to Dubai last November to head the corporate practice.
In June 2008 finance partner Charles July and corporate partner Ian Poynton also moved to Dubai.
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