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.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has appointed long-term external adviser Michael Holston as general counsel. Holston, a partner at Morgan Lewis & Bockius, is replacing Ann Baskins, who quit last September. Holston had been an external adviser to HP for more than a decade and joins as the embattled technology company looks to put the pretexting scandal behind it. Specialising in litigation and government relations, Holston will oversee privacy and ethics matters, as well as heading the company's global legal function. He will also serve on HP's executive council leadership team.