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.
Lords Coulsfield, Sutherland and Maclean finally began their sojourn in that part of The Netherlands that will be forever (or at least for the next year) Scotland. In the traditional garb of the Scottish court the Lords faced two men in the robes of venerated Libyans at the start of the delayed Lockerbie trial. Amid the bullet-proof glass screens and high technology, court officials warned that the case must not degenerate into a media frenzy. Behind bullet-proof screens, relatives of the 270 people killed in the bombing carried pictures of the dead. The US Department of Justice has flown in many from the US for the trial, while others will follow it on closed-circuit TV in New York and Washington.