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.
City law firm Berwin Leighton has appointed eight partners from within the firm. Managing partner Bernard Bartlett said the promotions reflected the good health of the firm: "In a competitive environment we have come through the last few years as a stronger practice and are experiencing an expansion of work in all areas." The new partners are: Velia Leone (EC law), Chris Mackie, Antony Grossman and Frances McLeman (all corporate finance), David Dennison (pensions and employee benefits), Robert Eldridge (employment), Steven Reynolds (insurance litigation) and Andrew Waite (environment).