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.
Allen & Overy has appointed lateral hire David Kidd to head its Asian business restructuring and insolvency group. Kidd joined eighteen months ago from CMS Cameron McKenna. He will replace group head Mark Sterling, who will return to London. The group comprises lawyers in Singapore, Bangkok, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Kidd is based in Hong Kong, where his former firm has now scaled back its office to an insurance practice. Sterling, who has built up the practice over the last five and a half years, said: "David is a formidable lawyer and we are confident that, under his guidance, the practice will go from strength to strength."