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.
Richard Barnett, senior partner of Southport conveyancing firm Barnetts, has been appointed as a director on the board of Pisces (property information systems common exchange standard). He is already chairman of Pisces' lenders' conveyancing workgroup. Pisces is an electronic data exchange standard designed for the UK property market that aims to ease information transfers between software packages.
Litigation specialist Anthony Julius of Mishcon de Reya will be the next chair of the London Consortium, which is now entering its tenth year. The London Consortium is a collaboration between the Architectural Association, Birkbeck College (University of London), the Institute of Contemporary Art and the Tate. It offers multidisciplinary graduate courses in humanities and cultural studies. Julius takes up his new role on 1