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.
Barristers are being forced out of publicly funded work because of a decline in their pay, Matthias Kelly QC (left), the chairman of the Bar Council told the Bar Conference on Saturday (11 October). He also emphasised the public interest in retaining the silk system and attacked multidisciplinary partnerships as a threat to the independence of the bar. He called for the judicial appointments commission to be free of "political placemen".