The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... 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.
If ever there was a case for reform of the House of Lords, Home Secretary Jack Straw has found it. Straw had doubtless been fervently hoping that the Law Lords would quietly dispose of the small matter of having to decide whether to extradite former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet to Spain on human rights charges. Instead they voted by 6-1 to effectively put the ball back in his court and he will now have to make a political decision on what to do with Pinochet. Of course some of the Law Lords may see this as sweet justice for all the Home Secretaries who have in the past tried to overrule their publicly unpopular decisions for political gain.