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.
An unlucky barrister on jury duty has been discharged from three juries in the last eight days as he keeps bumping into colleagues. The QC was called on 6 April, the day after legislation came into force allowing lawyers and judges to do so. Following the subsequent discharges, the QC applied to the Old Bailey’s most senior judge, the Recorder of London Michael Hyam, to be discharged from jury service. His application was refused.