The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... 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.
Excellent news reaches Tulkinghorn. Freshfields, stung by its experiences during the Marks & Spencer debacle, has decided to start taking conflicts seriously. No longer will the magic circle firm be embarrassingly caught out in the full gaze of the public for acting for a client when it shouldn’t. No longer will its partners have to hang their heads in shame as their fellow partners blame them for lost fees or, worse, costs. For Freshfields has entered the 21st century and has put out a reminder about the dreaded ‘C’ word on its emails. Witness the example received by Tulkinghorn last week, which carried the tagline “For Conflict queries, please contact Jan Willisch (Hamburg) or Peter Jeffcote (London).” Tulkinghorn sincerely hopes these individuals will not be too swamped with enquiries.