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.
Luddite alert? Jeremy Hill, Debevoise & Plimpton partner, doesn't have a mobile. But Hill is no quill pusher and land line addict. On the contrary, he prefers to stick to his BlackBerry at all times. "I'm only interested in 21st century technology, even though I'm a 19th century person," says the great man.
Hill apparently does actually own a mobile, but only occasionally turns it on. He switched it on in March this year to discover a voicemail from his aunt, dated 12 December, asking him what he wanted for Christmas. A diary, perhaps?