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 US law practice in its Toyko office
The firm has taken on Fenwick & West lawyer Piyasena Perera to head up the new practice. Perera will join A&O as senior counsel. The firm is also moving capital markets partner David Shearer from London to Toyko to bolster its Japanese securitisation practice.