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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.
But there was plenty of other news from the Asia-Pacific region last week. US firm Blank Rome closed down its Hong Kong office, with rival Bryan Cave promptly swooping for two partners.
In Singapore, Baker & McKenzie named Andy Leck as its new office managing partner after incumbent Edmund Leow was appointed as a judicial commissioner in the Supreme Court. The role could see Leow ultimately appointed to the Supreme Court bench, based on the career paths of previous commissioners.
This week’s special report on Singapore also gives an insight into the city-state’s efforts to grow its wealth management business and how law firms are trying to benefit from the trend.
And if you’ve missed the blogs so far, it’s worth checking out the analysis of Asian law firm rankings by Zhong Lun international managing partner Robert Lewis. Part one, part two and part three are live and part four will appear on Friday.