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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.
Linklaters has moved to shore up its German competition and EU law practice following the departure of group head Dirk Schroeder for Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (first reported in The Lawyer, Monday 3 November).
The magic circle firm has announced that Wolfgang Deselaers will replace Schroeder. Although he is currently based in Brussels, Deselaers will divide his time between the firm’s Cologne and Brussels offices.
Among other high profile deals, he is known for his work advising on the creation of Arcelor, the world’s largest steel company, and represented Duales System Deutschland AG in EC and European Court proceedings.