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.
Inhouse accountant gets partnershipr to help meet client demands post-Enron
Herbert Smith has promoted an inhouse accountant to partnership status in a move thought to be unique among City law firms. Kathryn Cearns has been given partnership status as a recognition of the growing role law firms will have advising clients on audit issues post-Enron. "The accounting and reporting framework is critical to the effective operation of the markets and is an area where considerable changes are taking place," said Herbert Smith practice partner Richard Fleck.