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 reports of barristers "voting with their feet" as well as members of a tax specialist set being "outsourced to City and commercial firms" makes me wonder whether this is the beginning of the fusion of the profession. Although barristers state that they are not "de facto solicitors", by taking on the more commercial facets of the solicitors' profession they may be closing that so-called divide.