The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... 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 tale of sisters Anna and Della Burnside is less one of separated at birth than inseparable since birth. The identical twins (below) have just been made partners in the same month, Anna in the private client department of Penningtons and Della, an intellectual property litigator, at Osborne Clarke. They both gained identical A-level grades in the same subjects, studied law at the same university and then attended the Guildford College of Law at the same time - and in both cases again obtained identical grades and qualified as solicitors on the same day, at different firms but within five minutes of each other. In the picture, they are also wearing virtually identical clothes, the same earrings and virtually the same shade of lipstick. Tulkinghorn wonders whether even their respective managing partners can tell them apart?