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.
Dr Michael Powers QC, a clinical negligence specialist, is leaving Hailsham Chambers to join Clerksroom in Taunton as the head of its clinical negligence team. Powers, who is also a qualified doctor, will be the first silk to join the case management centre on a full-time basis. Hailsham has also lost professional negligence specialist Mark Simpson, to Fountain Court Chambers. Simpson, who was called to the bar in 1992, has appeared in Hall v Simons and Dubai Aluminium. He is currently acting for Ernst & Young in the Equitable Life litigation.