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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 board of Solicitors Indemnity Fund has appointed Elizabeth Mullins as new chief executive with effect from 1 September. Mullins joined the SIF in 1992 as head of claims handling.
She has been involved with the compulsory scheme of indemnity for solicitors for the past 11 years. She commented: "I am absolutely delighted. I see our role as helping the profession to contain the cost of claims and spreading the burden as far as possible." Mullins will succeed John Speedman who is retiring at the end of August.