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.
John Bridgeman, the Director General of Fair Trading, has called for tougher consumer protection legislation and said he would want to share his enforcement powers with local authority trading standards offices - if the government was committed to reinforcing local trading standards. Bridgeman was speaking on the publication of his annual report, which showed a 10.8 per cent increase in consumer complaints recorded by local authorities and advice agencies.