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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.
I was disappointed to read that solicitors are unenthusiastic, apprehensive and hostile about mediation schemes which offer parties the chance to resolve disputes out of court.
In the US, mediation has been used with great success and, in line with Lord Woolf's recent Access to Justice report, the industry must work hard to ensure that it is a success in the UK as well. The benefits of the mediation scheme for the insurance industry are, for example, many in terms of reducing costs and speeding up the settlement process.