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.
The Law Lords are considering whether to allow the battle over the development of Downe Hall to go to a full House of Lords appeal. The case focuses on the rights of local authorities to weigh the practical advantages of development against listed building policies when deciding whether to allow schemes to go ahead. So far the High Court and the appeal court have upheld planning consent granted by West Dorset District Council for development at Downe Hall, a listed building inside the Bridport Conservation Area.