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.
Leading common and public law set 39 Essex Street has swooped on Eldon Chambers. Five barristers led by highly-rated senior junior John Pugh-Smith - almost a fifth of the set's tenants - will decamp from Eldon to create a 12-strong environment and planning group at 39 Essex Street in the largest single influx of practitioners the set has seen. The five practitioners are: Martin Edwards, Richard Harwood, Pugh-Smith, Stephen Tromans (formerly a solicitor with Simmons & Simmons), and Christiaan Zwart. Eldon Chambers was unavailable for comment at the time of going to press.