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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.
Laura Devine Solicitors, the firm launched last month by Eversheds' former head of immigration, has signed up BP and JCB as new clients. Laura Devine set up the firm, based in Old Jewry, with eight other lawyers from her joint venture with Eversheds. She has not worked with BP or JCB in the past. Devine has dropped her charge-out rate from £350 to £280 since parting company with Eversheds. Julia Cahill
Stevens & Bolton fills construction top spots South East firm Stevens & Bolton has appointed barrister Jeremy Woodward to jointly head its construction and engineering group with partner Michael Frisby. Woodward joins from international construction and engineering group Bilfinger Berger, where he was UK in-house counsel.