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.
Kaltons, the property and internet firm, is adopting digital certificate security from ViaCode in an attempt to safeguard confidential client communications. The ViaCode security will enable Kaltons to secure client contact by email and through the web without carrying the risk of unauthorised third parties viewing the information. Hammond Suddards Edge has ex-panded its videoconferencing technology by investing in the latest videoconferencing systems. It will provide a fixed facility that gives Hammonds a remote training facility for its lawyers. The investment also allows Hammonds to expand its conferencing services across its new offices overseas. James Chapman & Co has appointed two new senior members to its in-house support team. Lynne Carrick-Leary has been appointed marketing manager and brings experience of marketing roles from a variety of North West companies. Alan Lloyd takes up the position of office manager and will take responsibility for building maintenance and security issues, as well as managing the general office team. Cater Allen Bank has launched a private banking CD-Rom, which takes a lighthearted look at private banking services for solicitors. It discusses the value and importance of specialist bank accounts for solicitors and their clients. Cater Allen has developed a number of accounts to meet the requirements of solicitors whose business involves handling clients' monies through designated accounts; the CD-Rom, therefore, provides a reference for solicitors looking to review the banking requirements of both their clients and those of their own firm.