The Lawyer’s newest product is the most comprehensive overview of the Asia-Pacific legal market yet produced. With rankings of the top 100 local law firms by lawyer headcount as well as analysis of the leading 50 international players in the region, it is essential reading for anyone interested in the strategic future of the world’s fastest growing legal market
The promoters of an internet get-rich-quick scheme are being taken to the High Court by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry. The Universal Wealth Register promises people who buy its tickets will double their money. It is accused of issuing false and misleading adverts and it is claimed that its ability to pay ticket holders must depend on ever-increasing ticket sales. The Department of Trade and Industry will argue that a point will arrive at which ticket sales are insufficient to meet the promises. The claim is against: David Edmonson of Calverton, Nottingham; Jeffrey Hinge of Yateley, Hampshire; Alan White of Great Bookham, Surrey; Tony White of Ashtead, Surrey; and Independent Management Solutions of Nottingham.