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 Bar is calling on the Government to reform a section of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 to end complications and confusion to consumers. The Bar's law reform committee says section 18 of the Act only benefits lawyers who have to draft lengthy documentation and should be repealed. Committee chair James Goudie QC says: "The aim of the Consumer Credit Act was to protect consumers, but section 18 has served to confuse and obscure information. As a result, the only people who have benefited are those lawyers who are employed to explain its Byzantine workings."