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.
Branding poses law firms difficulties. They must strike the balance between something inane but not evil, professional but not boring.
Tulkinghorn understands that Addleshaw Goddard might be having a few problems with that balance. One of his moles was curious to hear that the firm wants its external branding to be in tune with whichever particular client it is advising.
For example, while working with aggressively expansive hotel client Travelodge, the lawyers adopt a “down to earth” approach, eschewing the normal airs and graces of a private practice law firm.
So it’s a good job that Stringfellows isn’t a name on its corporate roster. Addleshaws’ lawyers would be forced to turn up covered in baby oil and pole dance around the