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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.
Time for a tongue twister. Ready to review the year by remembering the (panel) reviews? Pretty partner Peter Piper pitched for a place on the panel, so please pay attention.
Let’s start with Barclays, which after a 12-month extension has kicked off its review with a new-look structure. Its new roster will be divided in two, like red lorry, yellow lorry, if you will.
And for those that want to sell seashells on the seashore, head on over to Heathrow or City Airport, which reviewed their panels in March and August respectively. Hopefully you won’t think Sicily less thistly than Thessaly.
Meanwhile, Betty Botter bought a bit of butter and had a drink from her proper copper coffee pot. So she might want to brush her teeth, bringing in hygiene giant Colgate Palmolive which added Bond Dickinson to its panel in May.
So as Santa’s sleigh slides on slick snow next week, have a look at the reviews of the year. No tongue twisters, promise.
Also on TheLawyer.com:
British Medical Association group legal director Jonathan Waters has resigned from the professional body to set up a healthcare, HR and legal consultancy
E-commerce start-up Powa Technologies has turned to internet giant Yahoo for the hire of senior in-houser Manu Kanwar as chief legal officer
The Homes and Communities Agency could cut its panel by up to 50 per cent in response to complaints from its regional advisers that they were not getting enough work from the regeneration body