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.
With the BBC busy providing wall-to-wall coverage of our athletes, we provide you with a profile of one of the lawyers working behind the scenes at the BBC’s commercial arm BBC Worldwide - general counsel Martyn Freeman. While for those looking for gold of a different persuasion we take a look at the latest developments in the world of real estate litigation.
That is followed by a survival guide for mature applicants to the law, a practice focus on Insolvency law from Weil Gotshal & Manges, a blog post from an aspiring barrister on unpaid internships, a profile of Clarke Willmott trainee Luke Murphy, and an Ask Lawyer2B from someone asking how she can get a firm to look past her grades and at her extra curricular activities instead.
Insolvency work is hugely varied and includes placing companies and individuals into insolvency; buying and selling assets of insolvents; and advising on the security and reorganisation of businesses in financial difficulties.
Why do I keep getting rejected? I applied for a number of training contracts and have already been given a handful of rejections. How can I get firms to look past my grades and at my extra curricular activities? (3 responses)