The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
Steve Orchard, Legal Aid Board (LAB) chief executive: "What he [criminal legal aid lawyer Roy Douglas] said came out of an orifice and it wasn't between his ears."
Paul Boateng, Labour legal affairs spokesman: "I have to say to you that there is no more money for legal aid."
Roger Smith, Legal Action Group director: "The Labour party has time to discuss and consult over its proposals and I think it needs it."
Lord Mackay, Lord Chancellor, on league tables: "I used to marvel at the way certain people got business when the quality of the outcomes were deplorable. But the people affected weren't clients again for some considerable time."
Sir Tim Chessells, LAB chair: "People not making use of legal aid are unlikely to see it as a priority in the same way as they do for education."