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.
Spotted! Guess which Hong Kong office of a certain international firm has a high-powered telescope pointed directly across the road into the window of a competing law firm?
If you answered "all of them", you guessed correctly. In a city famous for its compact yet towering skyline, all the law firms are hemmed in close enough for a half-decent pair of binoculars to let any curious onlooker see what their competitors are up to.
During a brief walk through of some of the island's major firms recently, Tulkinghorn's scribe spotted no less than three such spying instruments. And that was just at the firms where he wasn't ushered immediately into the meeting room, possibly in an attempt to avoid him spotting any snooping…