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.
McDonald's v Customers. The fast food giant will face the wrath of 20 UK customers who claim to have been burned by its tea or coffee in a case that is similar to the actions brought against the burger chain across the Atlantic.
Manchester High Court is due to hear allegations that McDonald's knowingly served drinks at dangerously high temperatures causing injuries. In a statement, McDonald's argues that all hot drinks bear the words 'caution hot' but Adrienne de Vos, a solicitor representing 13 of the victims, argues that customers do not realise how dangerously hot the drinks are.