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.
John Toulmin QC, of 3 Verulam Buildings, has been appointed to the services panel of the dispute resolution body of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the successor to GATT. Toulmin, an ex-president of the Council of Bars and Law Societies, is one of six officials to be nominated by the UK Government for the WTO's dispute panels and the only practising lawyer who was nominated. Each panel consists of three adjudicators. Toulmin will sit on the service panel which will arbitrate on questions of free movement of lawyers and accountants.