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.
Gide Loyrette Nouel: Traditional full-service firm with 350 lawyers in Paris. It is the only French practice with an international presence, but it has lost 17 partners in the past three years, bringing its worldwide partnership down to 73.
Jeantet & Associés: Traditional firm with a generalist focus but has lost five partners in the past 12 months.
Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier: Niche firm in securities and M&A. Sophisticated deals and clients, but small teams and no international element. Ten partners.
Bredin Prat: Niche firm in securities and M&A. Sophisticated deals and clients but small teams and no international element. Twenty partners.
Veil Armfelt Jourde La Garanderie: Traditional litigation firm with 15 partners, which has changed its focus since Henri Brandford Griffith joined in 1995. It is now also visible in stock exchange work.
Rambaud Martel: Medium-sized firm with 28 partners but with no international capability. Focuses on M&A, stock exchange, labour law, contract law, litigation and arbitration.
Moquet Borde & Associés: Medium-sized firm with a focus on M&A and litigation, but it is also losing partners.
Bureau Francis Lefebvre: Premier tax firm in France which recently formed an alliance with CMS Cameron McKenna. Recently lost a partner to Norton Rose.