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.
Clifford Chance has slimmed down on partner promotions this year, making up 31 lawyers compared to 39 equity entrants in 2002. London, like last year, announced the largest number of partner promotions with nine associates joining the partnership. However, this was down on last year, when 15 lawyers were made up. Last week The Lawyer revealed that Clifford Chance was, like Linklaters, cutting headcount, specifically in London and in its corporate department. With four promotions, Frankfurt sustained the same number of lawyers entering equity as last year, but in New York only two new partners were announced compared to four last year.