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.
As The Lawyer was going to press the High Court announced a decision in favour of law firm Donn & Co, which had judicially reviewed the Legal Aid Board for awarding the legal aid contract to claim compensation for Gulf War veterans solely to two other firms; Dawbarns and Geoffrey Stevens & Co. A board spokeswoman said: "We are disappointed with the results particularly because of the effects on the claimants and the delay and disruption the decision will cause in progressing the claims. The board is now considering the outcome of the decision including any appeals."