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 Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine confirmed last week that plans to introduce a pre-trial costs regime in fast-track cases - covering actions worth up to #15,000 - will be postponed pending further investigation into the causes of high-cost litigation. But he did confirm that fixed costs for fast track trials would begin in April 1999.