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Sneak peek at U.K.'s Top 100 firms

... or the Top 10 of the Top 100, anyway. Bruce MacEwen has the link and the list. He writes:

"The Lawyer's UK 100 listing will be out right after Labor Day, but we have an advance peek at the top 10 today.  Linklaters is #1 at £410-million in revenue (US$738-million), up over 8% on strong corporate-department performance.  Clifford Chance took second at £402-million, but up just 4%.  Both Allen & Overy and Freshfields suffered declines in revenue, with A&O down just over 1% (£358-million) and Freshfields down 6% (£320-million).  We'll have to await the full report to understand why.

"Interestingly, 14 of the top 50 are US-headquartered.

"Meanwhile, over at Bloomberg, there's a more analytic story that shows a reporter actually doing more than repackaging press releases.  (Since the California courts have held that bloggers aren't journalists, I can say that without fear of revocation of my press credentials.)   Bloomberg analyzed "productivity" of the top law firms ..."

Read the whole thing here.

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