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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.
New Zealand's parliament will debate on giving great apes basic human rights under new legislation.
Under the Animal Welfare Bill, the apes would have fundamental rights, including the right to life, the right not to suffer cruelty, and the right to be selected for the All Blacks.
Lawyers who find such sentiments absurd may like to note that similar scoffing occurred when New Zealand was the first country in the world to give women - also descendants of the ape - the right to vote.