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.
While practitioners are happy to read of Henry Hodge's appointment as deputy chairman (not chair, which is an item of furniture) of the Legal Aid Board, their pleasure is derived from the hope that he will put forward, in unequivocal terms, the desirability of their being paid properly and promptly for the work they do.
Mr Hodge's expressed reservations concerning the Law Society's alleged recent failure to impress the "important opinion formers" must of course be compared with its performance during the time he was an active, though unelected, and a quondam vice-president.