Law firms which lost key people also lost rankings

THE importance of the individual is clear in the Legal 500 rankings, with the departure of a key person appearing to be the precursor to a fall in the rankings for a number of firms' teams.

Eversheds' commercial litigation team in Birmingham suffered a prominent two-tier drop, falling from tier one to tier three in an area that saw little other movement. Mark Surguy was a partner in Eversheds' commercial dispute resolution group before leaving in February 2015, starting work at Weightmans last October. Eversheds has also dr... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...