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.
This rights guide for employees and employers explains the delights of "frolics of one's own", protecting copyright and how to bring a case to industrial tribunal. The author, Ian Hunter, is a partner specialising in employment law at City law firm Bird & Bird, but has made a second career out of journalism, with past credits including the Independent and Sunday Business.
...not quite book of the the week
They say a good lawyer's a dead lawyer - the Dictionary of Legal Biography 1845-1945 takes the point literally. Most - if not all - of the luminaries gracing its pages have long-since passed away - hardly surprising when you consider that to qualify for entry they must have held an official post before 1945.