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.
Herbert Smith has scooped its first instruction from the RAC as the motoring insurance group announced last week that it will be acquired by Aviva. Partners Anthony Macaulay (left) and Caroline Goodall are advising the RAC on the £1.1bn deal. Charles Randell at Slaughter and May is acting for Aviva, a longstanding client of the firm. The acquisition will see the RAC merge with Norwich Union, Aviva's general insurance subsidiary. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 9 March