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 was the moment that convinced judges there was nothing Dibb Lupton Broomhead partner Paul Eardley didn't know about Australian terriers. Eardley, a company commercial partner at the firm's Manchester office, won best of breed with his dog Ch. Sherex Shiraz. One of the country's leading Australian terrier breeders - he has eight of them - Eardley bought Shiraz's parents over from Australia when he was practising there at Mallesons Stephen Jaques. And in case Dibbs is worried that the small scale dog doesn't fit in with the firm's rottweiler image, Eardley says that, back home, the terriers could "tackle a snake and kill vermin" without a second thought.