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.
Beachcroft Wansbroughs and Littleton Chambers silk John Bowers QC have successfully defended a claim brought by 25,000 so-called 'retained' firefighters, who were seeking membership of the full-time firemen's pension scheme. The Employment Appeals Tribunal rejected the retained firefighters' claim, as they have different contracts to full-time firefighters and do different work. The tribunal also laid down guidelines on how the part-time workers' regulation should be interpreted. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyernews 27 August