The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
EUROPEAN law is to guarantee the rights of EU citizens to access environmental information, participate in environmental decision-making and grant them the right to bring environmental violations to courts, if EU ministers agree a proposal from the European Commission.
The Commission has proposed that the updated UN Aarhus Convention on the subject is written into EU legislation, making it compulsory for member states and enforceable by the European Court of Justice (ECJ).
European Environment Commissioner Margot Wallström said: "Citizens must be given the right to know how good or bad the state of the environment is and to participate in decision-making that will affect their health and quality of life. They will now be able to act as environmental watchdogs."