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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.
Cayman Islands-based Maples and Calder has continued its Ireland expansion by hiring Irish firm A&L Goodbody financial services partners Barry McGrath and Nollaig Murphy.
It is Maples’ second Irish hire in two months, following the recruitment of corporate partner Edward Miller from Matheson Ormsby Prentice in June.
McGrath is an investment fund specialist, while Murphy works in structured and leveraged finance. Maples launched in Ireland in 2006 and has established a team of 110 staff, most poached from local firms.
Global managing partner Julian Reddyhough said: “This is as strong a statement as one can make that we’re committed to our objective of being a leading