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 Government is resisting new European law giving employees rights to holidays, said unions last week. John Monks, Trade Union Congress (TUC) general secretary, attacked the Government's "Victorian workhouse mentality" for being the only EU country resisting provision of a legal right to paid holiday leave. A directive providing workers with immediate rights to a minimum of three weeks' annual leave is due to come into force on 23 November 1996, but the UK Government is challenging its legal basis, said the TUC in its report Give Us A Break.