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 (A&O) has launched a presence in Romania, signing an exclusive association with local firm Radu Taracila Padurari Retevoescu (RTPR). The alliance will be up and running from the start of July. A&O has announced the move in the same week that magic circle rival Linklaters signalled a retreat from the Romanian market. The associated office will be renamed 'RTPR in Association with Allen & Overy' and will form part of A&O's Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) practice, which is led by Jane Townsend. Townsend said: "Since Romania joined the EU in 2007, clients increasingly expect a CEE practice to be able to give advice in Romania. We feel Romania is an increasingly important part of the region as a whole." The Bucharest office will complement A&O's own CEE offices in Bratislava, Budapest, Prague, Warsaw and Moscow.