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.
Despite the glee with which many received the news of One Essex Court's failure to secure any new silks, there was a more significant omission from this year's list.
No solicitor-advocates have been deemed to have the necessary experience and seniority to be worthy of those two little letters. This, after another year of Linklaters and friends banging the drum about in-house capability and claims of dramatically cutting the cost of outsourcing to the bar. No matter what they say, when the major deals turn ugly, it is still the bar that solicitors turn to.