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.
A revolutionary pilot scheme to allow lawyers to perform conveyancing searches online - in a fraction of the usual time - is set to go nationwide within a year after landing a £4m government grant. National Land Information Service chief Peter Sizer says some of the money will be used to develop the National Land & Property Gazetteer - a national property database. It will allow lawyers to locate a property anywhere in the country, access a map of the relevant areas and electronically search 12 organisations.