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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' hiring spree shows no signs of abating. As revealed in The Lawyer this morning, the magic circle firm has made an audacious move for Weil Gotshal & Manges head honcho Mike Francies. See story
The move has got City tongues wagging. Linklaters corporate partner Charlie Jacobs has been holding the private equity baby since Raymond McKeeve and Graham White quit for Kirkland & Ellis last year.
Linklaters could not hope to have a more dynamic lawyer fighting its corner. As evidenced by the trio of mining deals Jacobs has closed in recent quick succession. But there’s not a private equity deal amongst them. That’s where Francies would come in.