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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.
We’ve said it before, and we’ll do so again - this season’s must-have is a private equity partner. The comments piled in following the news that Hogan Lovells had taken on King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin (KWMSJB) PE partner Ed Harris in October, triggering speculation that Harris would take a team along with him.
Fast forward a few months and news that KWMSJB PE associate Leanne Moezi is following in his footsteps has sparked a fresh debate. But it’s not all hire hire hire for Hogan Lovells – as we said, this season’s must-have is a private equity partner. And US firms want in on the action.
So in comes Chicago-based law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman, ready to tread all over Hogan Lovells’ PE party. Katten has poached Hogan Lovells’ London private equity partner Philip Watkins and two associates, who are due to start next month.
And on the subject of flaming hot trends, out this week is The Lawyer’s scorching Hot 100 list. Now who said London was overcast?