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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.
Hong Kong's largest law firm Johnson Stokes & Master has announced measures to cull its headcount and employees' salaries with effect from 1 June. Exact figures were unavailable when The Lawyer went to press. The firm said in a statement that all groups have carefully reviewed Johnson Stokes's strategy and, where appropriate, practice groups have consolidated and restructured to allow a headcount reduction. Johnson Stokes is also reducing salaries to bring them in line with current market rates, although high performing employees will still be eligible for annual performance bonuses.