The Lawyer Africa Elite 2014 features an in-depth look at 46 leading independent firms’ strategies in 15 key sub-Saharan jurisdictions, as well as the views of in-house counsel from some of Africa’s largest companies... Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Shearman & Sterling's impeccable timing was brought into question on that historic Friday at the beginning of June. Yes, in its infinite wisdom, the firm's global antitrust department - which is made up in the main of Americans - decided to hold a retreat in Oxford on Friday 7 June. Normally, that would not be so bad, but a bunch of English partners were obviously more interested in watching England trounce Argentina 1-0 than discussing antitrust. Tulkinghorn wonders just how interested a bunch of Americans were in watching two hours of 'soccer' and spending the rest of the day discussing the pros and (mainly) cons of long hair on footballers.