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.
Half of UK law firms are failing to take basic safety measures against IT security threats, a poll has revealed. A survey of 100 UK firms by research company NOP World found that, while more than half of firms believe IT security threats were increasing, 40 per cent of those questioned did not operate or even know about disaster recovery plans for IT systems.
The Land Registry and the Institute of Legal Executives have teamed up to improve conveyancing in England and Wales and develop an electronic conveyancing service. Together, they will work on a new e-conveyancing programme to benefit property owners, legal professionals and other stakeholders.