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.
Scottish firm Brodies is set to become the largest independent Scottish legal firm to convert to a limited-liability partnership. The move, which has been touted as a risk management strategy by managing partner Bill Drummond, will take effect on 1 May. The firm will also undergo a reshuffle, with the addition of two new partners and a new chairman. Technology specialist Alistair Orr, formerly of Maclay Murray & Spens, and employment lawyer Hilary Scott join the firm as partners on 3 May, while Joyce Cullen will replace Alistair Campbell as chairman of the firm on 1 May