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.
The Department for Constitutional Affairs has appointed the first chair of the Commission for Judicial Appointments. Baroness Usha Prashar, whose career includes positions as director of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, executive chairman of the Parole Board for England and Wales and membership of the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Legal Education and Conduct, will take up her position next April. The commission, comprising 14 commissioners, will be responsible for the appointments of judges in courts and tribunals, which was previously the Lord Chancellor's responsibility.