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.
Baker & McKenzie has transformed its North American business model in an attempt to offer a more harmonised service. The firm’s individual offices were previously independent profit centres with independent compensation systems, an approach that often provoked scorn from competitors. The radical overhaul sees the full integration of all the office profit centres and the implementation of new a compensation system across the region. The firm also announced global fee income had risen 7 per cent to $1.134bn (£708m) for the financial year 2003.