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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.
The latest merger will create a £37.6m firm with equal coverage of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow - Scotland’s ‘golden triangle’, according to Burness chairman Philip Rodney - shaking up the established order of things north of the border.
With the so-called big four of Dundas & Wilson, Maclay Murray & Spens, McGrigors and Shepherd & Wedderburn blown apart by merger and the rise of Brodies and Burness, the question now is not will the remaining firms resort to merger, but when?
With the Scottish legal market changing at a Dashing White Sergeant pace, they’d better hurry up and get their dance cards marked.