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.
Judgment is now pending in the Court of Appeal in the case of Ellis v Chief Adjudication Officer, in which Lords Justices Staughton, Otton and Schiemann have been asked to decide whether the Social Security Chief Adjudication Officer was wrong to hold that the appellant was not entitled to income support. The officer found that property had been transferred to another member of the appellant's family in order to secure entitlement to income support for the appellant. This finding is now being appealed against.