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.
The things poor lawyers have to deal with. At the P&O shareholder meeting to discuss the takeover by DP World, one irate chap stood up to make the well-observed and entirely rational point that, because the ports operator is based in Dubai, it therefore almost certainly has links to Al-Quaeda and therefore will almost certainly look to bomb the Channel Tunnel in order to increase the ferry company's profits.
Tulkinghorn's mole at the meeting reports that despite this outburst, it was still tamer than the Man Utd-Glazer equivalent.