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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.
US firm Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy has raided Allen & Overy to land star partner Laurence Jacobs in a major assault on the IT sector.
In a statement. London managing partner Phill Fletcher said: "Laurence Jacobs is an undoubted star in his field. His arrival will afford us the depth of experience and capabilities needed to be a market leader."
This year Jacobs’ Allen & Overy team, along with DLA, won IT team of the year at the Lawyer Awards for its work on the mammoth NHS outsourcing project – the largest civil IT project ever.