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.
Academic intelligence still ranks as the most important requirement for selecting trainee solicitors, according to a survey carried out by the Trainee Solicitor's Group. In a poll of training managers, 60 per cent of respondents said academic record was the most important criterion for selecting trainees, with common sense the most popular second choice. The survey also revealed that business acumen and marketing skills were increasingly regarded as important, as was previous performance on work placements. Failure to do homework about the firm was the most common reason for performing badly at interview. A 22 to 23-year-old law graduate is considered to be the safest recruitment bet.