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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.
Great firms have great stories to tell. But when the story told is less than entirely accurate, there will be consequences, particularly in Singapore where its law-abiding society is the backbone of its daily life.
Officials of the Ministry of Law has called in the partners of Clifford Chance and the local law firm, Cavenagh Law, and told them that their statements conveyed an inaccurate picture and should be stopped.
Clifford Chance acted promptly to change its descriptions on its website to stay in line with the regulatory’s requirements. Luckily, there is no serious consequence but this sheds some unlooked for light on the important do’s and don’ts for foreign firms based in the city-state.