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.
The ongoing saga around HMRC’s tax changes has continued gathering pace over the past few days. Several firms, including TLT and Trowers & Hamlins, have now confirmed that they will be consulting with their fixed-share partners about contributing more capital in a bid to ensure they maintain their self-employed status. As a result, their firms hope they won’t be faced with a hefty new national insurance bill.
The next stage is expected early next week, when HMRC is due to publish further guidance. Don’t miss Baker Tilly’s George Bull’s pithy opinion on an issue that isn’t going away any time soon.