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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.
Strange tales of a recent Pinsent Curtis 'training' weekend in Dublin have reached Tulkinghorn's ears. In a novel attempt to make downing copious amounts of alcohol seem constructive (perhaps so that the beer can be put on expenses), Pinsents merely renamed the evening a 'team building' exercise. As part of this 'team building', partners had to dare each other, with the forfeit being to down further copious amounts of alcohol. Dares included serving a pint of Guinness behind a bar (which, as devoted drinkers of the black stuff will know, could provoke extreme violence in Dublin if not done correctly) and putting on a piece of street theatre that would draw a crowd. Insolvency partner Patrick Core, who is based in the Leeds office, even got a glimpse into the life of an art student when he accepted a dare to serve at Burger King.