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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.
Graham Ross states in his letter of 25 July 1995 ('He ought to know better') on the Benzodiazepine litigation that "the strength of the claims was not an issue in the Court of Appeal hearing".
Lord Justice Stuart-Smith said: "There are very considerable problems on causation; these involve distinguishing between the effects of the drug and the underlying condition for which it was prescribed, the problems caused by previous addiction to benzodiazepine drugs other than those prescribed by the defendants and distinguishing between symptoms due to the drugs or in some cases other drugs or excess alcohol...the judge can and should take an overall view of the merits of the claim".