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 Guardian’s latest revelations, which suggested that journalists from the Sunday Times had targeted the former Prime Minster to obtain information from his bank account, prompted some bafflement in the City.
Immediately, A&O - which is advising News Corp on its bid for BSkyB - issued a rebuttal. It turns out that the Sunday Times journalists were looking for info on how much Brown paid for a flat. A flat he bought from Arthur Andersen (remember them?), the administrators of a certain disgraced media tycoon called Robert Maxwell (remember him?).
Ah, the days of Maxwell. Media scandals were so much simpler then.