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.
In a move that will shock Londons magic circle, leading corporate partner Tim Emmerson is leaving Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for US firm Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy. Emmerson, who has practised at Freshfields for 11 years, will become Milbanks first UK qualified corporate partner in London when he joins the firm in April. The surprise announcement marks the first time in five years that a US firm has scored a high ranking, magic circle corporate partner since Mike Francies left Clifford Chance for Weil Gotshal & Manges in 1998.