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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.
“In my experience, clients don’t mind paying for the best frontline team,” argues Weight Watchers International vice-president and assistant general counsel Richard Reade. “However, clients baulk at having to pay top whack for support staff – trainees and assistants especially – facilities such as copying and post, and ‘over-lawyering’ in any way. My pet hate is being given chapter and verse on something – in written form – when I only requested bullet points.”
Another in-house lawyer sounded a warning bell for private practice, claiming that a “reckoning” was coming. Shiver. Better get reading, private practice big-dogs.