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Paul Rawlinson, Baker McKenzie’s former global chair, died in April.

Two and a half years ago, newly elected Baker McKenzie chair Paul Rawlinson laid out his 2020 vision for the international juggernaut. He introduced bold changes, among them focusing the firm in core areas, planning to integrate its financial system, pushing determinedly into transactional work, and aiming to dramatically increase bench strength in the world’s biggest legal markets.

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Rose Walker

Rose joined Legal Week in 2015 and was appointed news editor in 2019. She covers a variety of UK and international law firms.

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