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 Law Society spent £19,138 on sending representatives to a five-day Commonwealth Law Association conference in Vancouver during the summer. The sum was revealed after former Law Society president Martin Mears objected to the society paying to send to ex-members of staff, Hamish Adamson and Walter Merricks, abroad, and demanded to know the cost of the total delegation. Michael Matthews, the Law Society treasurer and deputy vice-president, said the figure excluded recoverable costs. "It will be remembered that this conference takes place once every three years," he added.