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.
The Institute of Legal Executives (Ilex) is calling for the establishment of a central wills registry. No safeguards are in place to ensure that a will is the last one drawn up by the deceased and Ilex is aiming to set up a way of checking the validity of wills. Ilex says the registry should be operated in a similar way to the Land Registry and has recommended a working party is set up to consider the proposal.