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.
Former European Court of Justice judge Sir David Edward QC has joined Blackstone Chambers as a full-time tenant. He will focus on arbitration and mediation, bolstering the set’s growing ADR expertise. In 2002, Blackstone tenant and former head Presiley Baxendale QC became a full-time mediator. Edward’s appointment follows the election of Ian Mill QC and Thomas Beazley QC as the new joint heads of the public law and commercial set. Edward served as an ECJ judge from 1992 to 2004 following four years as a judge of the Court of First Instance of the EC.