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.
A case which some might see as adding insult to injury is on its way to the High Court. Roger Daniel of Oxford was given a seven-day ultimatum by South Shropshire District Council to make a house he owned in Ludlow safe. When he failed to meet the deadline the council moved in and demolished the property. Now it is taking Daniel to the High Court and suing him for £90,056 - the cost of the demolition work.