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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.
It’s rare that a general counsel’s departure is not flagged well in advance. So the sudden departure of Royal Dutch Shell’s Peter Rees QC, which emerged late on Friday night, will cause waves in the energy sector.
Rees, who only last November spoke to The Lawyer about his role reorganising Shell’s legal team since his appointment in January 2011, is staying on at the company for a month to hand over to his unnamed successor.
Eon’s Graham Line, British Gas’s Justine Campbell and EDF’s nuclear build head Chris Hamill brush shoulders with legal chiefs from companies such as BT and Royal Mail as well as Lambeth County Council and the University of Birmingham.
Trowers & Hamlins and Kennedyshave become the latest top 100 firms to launch consultations with their partners over their response to HM Revenue & Customs’ proposed changes to the partnership tax regime
Shoosmithspaid £1.5m in cash for Scottish firm Archibald Campbell & Harley, the firm’s inaugural LLP accounts have revealed
DWF is moving to London’s famous Walkie Talkie building after agreeing to take around 40,000 sq ft at 20 Fenchurch Street