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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.
One of the many differences between Italian law firms and their UK counterparts was brought home with a resounding thud to a journalist from The Lawyer last week.
Querying a certain Italian law firm’s multiple role on a deal, the reporter was greeted with the following reminder: “Yes, there is a question of conflict. But this is Italy. Remember, if you don’t have a conflict, you’re not really an important lawyer.”