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.
Tulkinghorn has never been one for exercise, suffering as he does from tennis elbow, housemaid's knee, jogger's nipple and parson's nose. At most it's a brisk walk to the Wig & Pen, where he briefs his counsel. Apart from the year he entered the London Marathon... but we don't talk about that anymore. However, he was most intrigued by a recent health kick at Nabarro Nathanson. Hordes of partners were seen heading lemming-like to the local gym while the canteen served up low-fat meals and a qualified therapist visited the offices to give head massages. (Tulkinghorn coughed a bit at that, but was informed by his most modern assistant that the most respectable people indulge in massage these days.) All very admirable; but what is rather puzzling is what exactly is going on in the picture sent by the good people of Nabarros (below left). The man on the left has either emerged through a hole in the floor or is helping out in a search for the lady on the right's contact lenses. Or possibly the low-fat food left the poor dears with so little energy that they had to drag themselves about.