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.
City law firms are backing David Clementi’s B-model of legal regulation, according to Law Society chief executive Janet Paraskeva. City firms favour an amended B-model, involving limited reform, whereby regulatory functions would be retained by the Law Society but overseen by a central regulator. It is proposed that, while high street firms would continue to be regulated directly by the Law Society, City firms would implement the reforms themselves. The Law Society would then audit firms to ensure compliance.