Kirkland overtakes Latham as world’s biggest firm by revenue

Fast-growing US firm becomes second to pass $3bn mark as PEP rises 15% to $4.7m

Kirkland & Ellis has dethroned Latham & Watkins as the world’s largest law firm by gross revenue after growing its top line by 19% to $3.165bn in 2017, according to preliminary data and analysis by ALM.

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