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.
Channel Islands firm Carey Olsen is due to launch offices in Monaco and Zurich and is awaiting regulatory approval in Dubai. The new offices will provide fiduciary and administrative services for clients setting up trusts and other funds. Offshore law firms tend only to provide such services in the same jurisdiction as their main offices, but last year Jersey firm Bailhache Labesse also expanded through a tie-up with Ernst & Young in Mauritius. Carey Olsen, which has offices in Jersey, Guernsey and Alderney, also has a pending application with the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates to open an office in Dubai that will provide similar services.