The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
The founder of Bindman & Partners Geoffrey Bindman QC was knighted for his services to human rights in the New Year's Honours List. Other lawyers to be knighted included His Honour Stephen Oliver QC, presiding special commissioner and president of the VAT and Duties Tribunal, and director of public prosecutions and head of the Crown Prosecution Service Kenneth MacDonald. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Vanessa Knapp received an OBE for her services to corporate law, while Richard Grimes, the former head of pro bono for the College of Law, was also honoured. Regulators honoured included Patent Office chief executive Ronald Marchant, Gambling Commission commissioner David Steen and former Ofcom chief executive Stephen Carter. Kilburn & Strode partner Tibor Gold was awarded an MBE for services to IP.