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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.
John Chisholm takes up the newly created role at Middletons after spending 21 years at Maddocks - a firm his grandfather helped found in 1939. Chisholm's father, Don, is still with the medium-sized Australian firm after 45 years of service.
Chisholm is charged with introducing a new management strategy that will blend the cultures of three law firms into one: Middletons has merged with Melbourne firms Molomby & Molomby and Coltmans Price Brent to create a 100-lawyer practice in the past 18 months.
Chisholm will also revamp Middletons's client base, intensify the firm's business development focus and look to South-East Asia for opportunities