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 Bananarama singer Siobhan Fahey is heading for a High Court showdown with a man who claims he co-wrote Young at Heart, a 1983 hit for The Bluebells which was also used in VW's TV adverts. Robert Beckingham, also known as Bobby Valentino, is suing Fahey and writer, Robert Hodgens. He is seeking a High Court declaration that, as co-author, he is entitled to royalties from its exploitation, and an injunction restraining Hodgens, Fahey, and record companies Anxious Music, Clive Banks Music, Polygram Music Publishing and In a Bunch Music from infringing his alleged copyright in the work, and infringing his moral rights by refusing to identify him as a co-author. Fahey is identified in the proceedings under her married name of Stewart. Davenport Lyons is acting for Beckingham.