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.
Essays must be submitted before 5pm on Monday 7 January 2008. Entries received after this date will be ineligible. Essays must be submitted electronically via the BPP website (www.bpplawschool. com). No other method of submission is acceptable. Winning candidates must take their places in September 2008. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into concerning the outcome of the competition. Candidates agree to the publication of their essays in Lawyer 2B and on Lawyer2B.com, as well as on BPPs website. They also agree to participate in promotional follow-up activity. Candidates undertake that essays submitted are their own work. The maximum number of words is 2,000 (including footnotes, if any). Essays above this limit will be disqualified. All essays must include a declaration of the number of words used. All quotes must be referenced fully. The criteria under assessment are: Persuasiveness; Clarity; Research; Structure of argument; and Content Entrants must be able to attend the final selection panel in London. BPP will pay up to 60 towards the travel costs to London for the selection event (on production of receipts). The competition is open only to students whose GDL or LPC is not being sponsored by any other source. A candidate who obtains sponsorship before the awards ceremony will be disqualified from the competition. Competition winners must be able to attend the awards ceremony in London. If the first winner cannot attend the awards ceremony, the scholarship prize will pass to the runner-up. All essays must include a covering sheet with the following information: Essay number one or two; Name; Address; Telephone number; Mobile number; Email address; University; and Course