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.
Diageo has appointed Kellye Walker to fill its vacant North American general counsel role. Walker, who joins from warehouse retail stores chain BJ's Wholesale Club, replaces Wally Martinez, who quit the company to become managing partner at Hunton & Williams. She will report to Diageo global general counsel Tim Proctor and will be a member of the Diageo North America executive team. The North America general counsel position had been vacant for just under a year, after Martinez quit the company after little more than 12 months in the role to become the youngest managing partner in Hunton's history.