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.
Bevan Ashfords non-lawyer chief executive Ann Conway-Hughes has resigned after just 18 months in the role. She will be replaced by partner and board member Stuart Whitfield. Conway-Hughes joined from engineering conglomerate GKN in late 2001 to lead an ambitious overhaul of the Bristol, Birmingham and London profit centre. However, there has been no movement in that time on the relationship with the separate West Country arm of the firm. A recently-concluded review has failed to decide on either integrating or splitting the two centres.