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.
An HIV-positive Swazi woman has won the Law and Campaigning Award at the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression awards. Siphiwe Hlophe, co-founder of Swaziland Aids charity 'Swazis for Positive Living', won the award for the organisation's work fighting gender discrimination related to HIV and Aids and helping other HIV and Aids victims. The other shortlisted nominees were Ethiopian human rights lawyer Yalemzewd Bekele; Abdul Rahman al Lahem, a Saudi Arabian lawyer who has challenged the operation of sharia law in Saudi; and the director of the Russian-Chechen Friendship Society Stanislav Dmitrievsky.