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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.
The aggressive expansion campaigns that have typified offshore firms over the past 12-18 months are showing no signs of slowing down. For example, Mourant du Feu & Jeune proved this week that its "aggressive international expansion" plans are more than just hype by doubling its partnership offering in London.
The Lawyer's latest Offshore Special Report examines the legal issues fuelling this growth, covering the gamut of offshore jurisdictions, from Bermuda to the Isle of Man.
In particular, it debates the impact of both globalisation and US extradition laws on offshore jurisdictions.
Other issues covered include how the expanding private equity market is increasing the need for transparency in the British Virgin Islands.
It also debates how rules for collective investment funds in Dubai are forcing other offshore jurisdictions to rethink their approaches.