'We're going to keep paddling until we surpass the magic circle' - White & Case reasserts commitment to 2020 growth targets

Halfway through an ambitious five-year strategy plan, White & Case chairman Hugh Verrier assesses the firm's progress so far and discusses the challenges UK firms face globally

In 2015, White & Case launched an ambitious new five-year strategy plan, with rapid growth in London and New York at its centre.

The plan included a target of boosting lawyer count in the City from 350 to more than 500 within five years, with the firm also aiming to increase New York headcount to a similar size.

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