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.
Last week, The Lawyer revealed the latest partner to have entered the Lovells senior partner race. In the article, the relative chances of success - displayed as odds - of each of the candidates was also assessed. However, a glitch in The Lawyer's plans to launch a sideline as a bookmaker has been discovered. One kind reader has contacted us to point out that our odds are not, as is customary in these things, stacked in the bookmaker's favour. Quite the contrary it would seem, as our reader asserts that arbitrage betting on every outcome guarantees a profit of more than 30 per cent. Suffice to say that all bets are off.