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.
Merger talks between London firms Crossman Block and Walker Martineau have been scrapped, it emerged last week. Peter Dale, chief executive at Crossman Block, says the two sides could not agree on a way forward. "The talks are off with no plans to restart," he says. Dale adds that the firm still wants to expand by merging and is in talks with other parties. Andrew Dixon, managing partner at Walker, declined to comment.