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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.
•Macfarlanes has promoted four associates into the partnership. Howard Corney and Luke Powell join the corporate team, Nicholas Harries joins private client and Tom Pedder joins the property team.
•Lincoln firmAndrew & Co has promoted senior solicitor Annette Wood into its partnership.
•US firm Heller Ehrman has hired Astrid Naujoks as its UK businessdevelopment manager from WilmerHale.
•Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has hired Josephine Aiello LeBeau and Lisa Prager as partners from Miller & Chevalier. Miller has also lost the vice-chairman of its export control group William McGlone to Latham & Watkins.
•Farrer & Co has promoted four associates to its partnership. David Fletcher (corporate), Claire Gordon (family), Paul Krafft (private property) and Sarah von Schmidt (private client) will become partners on 1 May.