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 is celebrating after landing the lead role advising Barclays Bank on its biggest-ever foreign acquisition. The magic circle firm, which is on Barclays' legal panel, is advising the bank on its £2.9bn recommended acquisition of South African bank Absa. Absa is being advised by Linklaters, while South African firms Deneys Reitz and Webber Wenzel are providing local law advice to Barclays and Absa respectively.