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.
There was some rather curious synchronicity last Tuesday (31 July) as a fire drill at Freshfields coincided with an alarm at Tulkinghorn's offices.
Just minutes after one of Tulkinghorn's scribes made it back to her desk, having been turfed out of the office and onto the street by a deafening bell (a false alarm as it transpired), she heard a voice down the wire from Freshfields stating calmly: "May I please have your attention?", before politely moving on to enquire whether the firm's lawyers and staff might like to leave the building in an orderly fashion. How the other half evacuate.