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.
Beachcroft has joined the carbon footprint bandwagon, pledging to reduce its carbon emissions by 5 per cent.
•Beachcroft has joined the carbon footprint bandwagon, pledging to reduce its carbon emissions by 5 per cent. The firm already has one of the lowest footprints in the legal industry, producing 4,526 tonnes of carbon dioxide, the equivalent of 7.9 tonnes per lawyer, in the last financial year. Beachcroft's footprint is only beaten by Addleshaw Goddard's, which produced 5.7 tonnes per lawyer (The Lawyer, 23 July). Beachcroft is to work with its IT department to automatically switch off idle computers after 7pm and, in conjunction with the CarbonNeutral Company, it will be purchasing emission reductions in a methane capture project in the Rhine-Ruhr area of Germany.