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.
The Broadcasting Bill, expected to be published at the end of the month, is likely to endorse the proposals of former Heritage Secretary Stephen Dorrell. Dorrell believed newspaper companies with less than 20 per cent of national circulation should be able to own television companies, subject to a limit of 15 per cent of the total television audience. It is believed Dorrell's successor Virginia Bottomley agrees with the plan, which would exclude the two biggest press groups - News International and Mirror Group - from terrestrial television interests.