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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 route from magic circle firm to financial institution was made a little wider this week.
On Monday former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer chief Konstantin Mettenheimer announced his exit, opting to take up an offer of chairmanship of asset manager Edmond de Rothschild Group in Germany this summer.
This isn’t the first time the firm has seen one of its high-flyers head to a financial institution, and it surely won’t be the last. In 2011 former senior partner Stuart Popham joined Citigroup as vice-chairman of EMEA.