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.
Bernard Cunningham, the barrister jailed for 15 months for a u1.3 million tax fraud, has had his sentence cut to nine months in the Court of Appeal. Cunningham was jailed, along with three accountants, after a six-month trial at Nottingham Crown court. It was the Inland Revenue's longest-ever tax fraud trial and cost £2 million. The accountants also had their sentences reduced. Ringleader Christopher Charleton's sentence, the heaviest of the three, was cut from five to three and a half years.