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DLA whittles senior partner race to three-way contest as elections grip the City

Hamish McNicol looks at the frontrunners amid a bumper season of senior leadership changes

DLA Piper is making up for lost time in its first senior partner election in a decade. The month-long process, which initially involved eight candidates, two voting stages and ten days of hustings, has been heralded by the firm as showing its breadth and depth, but has also raised eyebrows.