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.
Six other firms have won places on a second panel that has been retained to offer advice on specialist jurisdictions and sectors.
Al Tamimi will give advice on United Arab Emirates-focused work; Heller Ehrman on hotel work; Herbert Smith on arbitration and litigation; Penningtons on commercial, IP/IT (UK); Perkins Coie on hotel work (USA) and Rouse & Co on brand protection.
Chief legal officer Robert Swade said: ‘We looked for applicant firms who demonstrated a real passion and interest for our industry sector and the legal issues associated with it as well as for personal chemistry.”