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.
Westminster firm Bircham Dyson Bell has been brought in to advise the family of Dr David Kelly (left) in the Hutton inquiry. Senior partner Ian McCulloch and head of litigation Peter Jacobson will lead the case. Jeremy Gompertz QC and Jason Beer of 5 Essex Court are acting as counsel for the family. As revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyer news (30 July), Clifford Chance is acting for Lord Hutton's head of public policy. Last week, Hutton appointed 3 Hare Court's James Dingemans QC and Peter Knox as lead counsel and junior counsel respectively. The BBC has appointed 1 Brick Court's Andrew Caldecott QC.