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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.
Ernst & Young’s (E&Y) German law firm is hiving off half of its Stuttgart office to comply with German rules on auditor independence. Twenty lawyers and notaries will form a new firm, which will be independent of both E&Y and EY Law Luther Menold. According to EY Law, the group will take with it a “significant proportion” of E&Y’s German audit clients. The remainder of the lawyers will stay with Luther Menold and advise E&Y’s non-audit clients. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 17 November