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 California State Bar has thrown its weight behind proposals which would split the Bar into two sections, one with compulsory membership, the other voluntary. The move is part of its bid to circumvent legislation currently before the state's legislature which would strip the association of most of its functions. The Bar's action follows the refusal earlier this year by California governor Pete Wilson to authorise its mandatory fees. Wilson is said to be keen on reducing the Bar to a registration and disciplinary body.