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.
London-based Harbottle & Lewis has issued a writ for libel on behalf of its client, Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli. The writ, issued to the editor and publishers of Screen International, alleges the magazine's latest edition published a story suggesting Zeffirelli is a fascist member of the Italian parliament. Harbottles senior partner Michael Bowler says the allegation is "totally inaccurate and constitutes libel upon our client of the gravest kind".