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.
The Court of Appeal is currently hearing a landmark case likely to lead to new guidelines on judges and conflict of interest. This means that the trend for judges to step down from cases - sparked by Lord Hoffmann's (pictured) failure to disclose links with Amnesty International during General Pinochet's appeal - may be nearing its end. David Lloyd-Jones QC of Brick Court Chambers opened the case last week, arguing that judges should not automatically disqualify themselves because of an indirect link.