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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.
KWM’s hire marks a bounce back to private practice for Toronto, who joined NBA China in 2009 and was previously managing partner of Morrison & Foerster’s Beijing office for nine years. In fact, it was whilst at MoFo that Toronto made his first contact with KWM through his work on the Beijing Olympic Games. A jock of all trades indeed.
Now for the piña coladas.
Also in today’s issue, click here to view a webinar from HP Autonomy on meeting the challenges posed by regulators, Iken advises on how best to manage an in-house legal team flexible working arrangements, and read all about Control Risks’ sponsored peer panel which considers the impact of the Jackson reforms on civil litigation.
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Newly-merged book publishing company Penguin Random House has appointed Penguin Books’ HR and legal director Helena Peacock to the new role of group legal director in the UK