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.
The Legal Aid Board's plans to control the costs of multi-party actions (MPAs) have brought a cool response from the Law Society. The society has welcomed plans for the establishment of a panel of specialist firms with proven experience of MPAs. However, it fears contracting arrangements aimed at encouraging solicitors to abandon cases early on if they look likely to be unsuccessful will lead to lawyers taking on only those cases they are sure they can win.