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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.
Regional firm DWF should certainly win an award for the most cringeworthy ad ever published for its latest piece of marketing.
The ad, which is clearly an attempt to get down with the kids, depicts a group of suited DWF lawyers raving it up, fully equipped with glow sticks and seriously tragic dance moves.
According to this ad, letting your hair down and enjoying a night out on the tiles is the norm at DWF. Unfortunately for the firm, lawyers and clubbing tend to go hand-in-hand with dad-dancing and unpleasantly sweaty pinstripe suits.
Rumours that trainees will be given a tub of Vicks VapoRub on qualification were unconfirmed at the time of going to press.