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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.
You can usually rely on a pithy comment or two from our increasingly vocal readers on The Lawyer.com.
When the story deals with the ever-growing number of redundancies, you can bank on it.
“Interesting news in a week when the print version of The Lawyer must have the thickest appointments section it’s had in some considerable time,” commented one readers on data-heavy Monday’s round-up of the latest layoffs. “Further evidence of a market defined by winners and losers.”
The UK market looks to be at a pivotal moment right now, and if there are winners out there then they’re likely to be the ones that best adapt to the rampaging levels of change. We’re not taking sides, but it’s worth checking out what Axiom managing director Al Giles has to say on the subject of growth. Like the X Files (there’s a blast from the past) and the truth, it’s out there.
Meanwhile today brings news of yet more layoffs, this time at Eversheds. Who will be next?