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.
A Shoosmiths partner found himself blushing during the firm's recent partner retreat in Spain. Having had his fill of good cheer earlier in the night, the wayward partner awoke to answer a call from nature. But in his bleary-eyed state he made a rather crucial wrong turn and found himself standing in the hallway, locked out of his room, in only his birthday suit.
Desperate to cover his embarrassment he grabbed the nearest object - a bowl of potpourri. Tulkinghorn is told he made quite a sight dashing downstairs to reception to ask for another key.