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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.
At a recent Lovells press bash partner David Harris shocked journalists when Black Eyed Peas hit Shut Up started emanating loudly from his jacket. It turned out that this wasn’t a less-than-subtle suggestion to silence the questioning hacks, the song was actually the ringtone on his mobile phone.
Much to Tulkinghorn’s disappointment, Harris hadn’t actually selected the song himself – it was the work of his teenage son, who had obviously sneakily downloaded the funky ring onto on his father’s phone. And this wasn’t a one-off incident. Sources at Lovells confirmed that Wheatus’s Teenage Dirtbag has also been heard drifting down the corridors from the capital markets group on a regular basis.