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.
It Looks like there's a pot of gold at the end of the Enron rainbow for insolvency specialists 3-4 South Square. Last week, one of The Lawyer's hacks called a silk for a general quote on the Enron scandal. "Sorry," came the reply, "I can't comment, I'm involved." The reply of the next QC was exactly the same. Undeterred, the hack then called a clerk at the set to find out which of the other insolvency specialists weren't involved, ony to be told: "Sorry, can't help you." Apparently, the entire set is up to its eyeballs in Enron. As the original silk had pointed out when asked to suggest someone else: "If they're any good they'll be involved. And if they're not, they really won't know much about it anyway."