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.
Citigroup has overhauled its external legal panels.
The Europe, Middle East and Asia (Emea) panel has been split into two tiers. The top level includes Allen & Overy (A&O), Ashurst, Beachcroft, Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Herbert Smith, Hogan Lovells, Linklaters and Norton Rose. The second tier features Denton Wilde Sapte and Simmons & Simmons. In the US, the panel is divided into three tiers. UK firms included in the top tier are A&O, Clifford Chance and Linklaters, while Freshfields is included in the second level. US firms featuring in the first tier are Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Cravath Swaine & Moore, Mayer Brown, Shearman & Sterling and Sidley Austin.