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.
This week Ive handed over my weekly email newsletter to Alex Griffiths, who is joining Addleshaw Goddard as a trainee in September. He is currently on a building site in Romania all in the name of charity.
Alex is one of 29 future Addleshaws trainees who travelled to Cluj, in Romania, last Sunday to build houses for Habitat for Humanity alongside the families who will live in them. The trip, which is part of the national firms corporate social responsibility programme, is designed to help the trainees to get to know each other before they start their training contracts next month. Indeed, I cant think of a better group-bonding exercise than a hard days graft digging trenches and laying bricks in 30 degrees heat.