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 head of a legal department at a major stock market company commands a total pay package of around £95,000, according to a survey compiled by recruitment advisers Taylor Root. Remuneration for a top in-house legal averages £80,000 basic salary and £15,000 in perks and their pay has risen by 4.82 per cent. The market for in-house lawyers has grown strongly with 23 per cent of the survey's respondents indicating they expect to increase the size of their legal departments in the next 12 months. The report also found demand for lawyers in private practice was acute in areas such as banking and corporate.