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.
Lord Justice Mann has retired as a Lord Justice of Appeal effective 10 January. He became a Lord Justice of Appeal in 1988. Judge Bates QC has retired from the Circuit Bench on the Western Circuit. He became a Circuit Judge in 1989, having sat as a Recorder since 1981. QC Maurice Kay, who took silk and was appointed a recorder in 1988, has been appointed a Justice of the High Court, assigned to the Queen's Bench Division. West Yorkshire solicitor Christopher Darnton has been appointed a provincial stipendiary magistrate for the Greater Manchester Commission Area, to be based at Salford Magistrates' Court. He was a partner with Wakefield firm Lister Croft Harrow Darnton.