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.
Partner promotions at Clifford Chance have plummeted, falling to 18 from 31 in the previous year. Compared with 2002-03, when nine London lawyers reached equity, this year’s round of promotions show that in the UK just four have made partner. In New York, meanwhile, one attorney joined the partnership compared with the previous year’s two. There was, however, better news from Washington DC, where two lawyers made equity after no one was admitted last year. As opposed to last year, corporate dominated this year’s promotions, with five lawyers being promoted, while in finance four were elevated. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 6 April