The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson (pictured) was cleared of a driving offence at Bury Magistrates Court after offering the lamest excuse ever - he needed the toilet. Sir Alex told the court: "I had to go somewhere quickly." Sir Alex, represented by Manchester-based sole practitioner Nicholas Freeman, justified driving his BMW up the hard shoulder of the M602 by the fact that he was suffering from diarrhoea and wanted to avoid a messy situation.