The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
Stephen Irwin QC of Doughty Street Chambers has been elected, unopposed, to be the next Bar Council chairman. Irwin, the current vice-chairman, will replace incumbent chairman Matthias Kelly QC. Professional negligence and personal injury specialist Guy Mansfield QC will take on the vice-chairman role, while Crown Prosecution Service barrister Clifford Allison is the council's new treasurer. They will take up their posts on 1 January 2004. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 8 October