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.
It's always important to pick your moment. Leave while your name is still in lights, when you're still vigorous enough to be a player. That way you can build a career elsewhere.
Tony Angel's impending transfer out of Linklaters(see story) is going to generate plenty of speculation as to his successor. As The Lawyer first revealed early last year, the obvious favourites are capital markets head Nick Eastwell and banking head John Tucker, with golden child Simon Davies an outside bet. Angel will be a hard act to follow, though.
Meanwhile, talking of people still desperate to crack America, David Beckham turned to entertainment boutique Lee & Thompson for his LA Galaxy deal. After a run of celeb deals, Harbottles didn't get a look-in. Maybe other Harbottles' clients such as the Kates - Moss and Middleton - just don't mix with Posh.