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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.
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has elected new co-managing partners as it teeters on the brink of a potential merger with Ashurst Morris Crisp. Valerie Ford Jacobs, head of the firms capital markets group, and corporate partner Paul Reinstein will replace the current incumbents Peter Cobb and Michael Rauch from 1 March. The move is the clearest indication yet that the talks between Ashursts and Fried Frank are nearing a conclusion. Ford Jacobs is believed to be a keen supporter of a UK tie-up and has been instrumental in spearheading the negotiations with Ashursts.