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's highest earning criminal firms - including Burton Copeland, Hickman Rose and Fisher Meredith - are holding crisis talks this week over demands by the Legal Aid Board (LAB) that they hand over commercially sensitive details of profit and loss accounts. The demands affect every civil and criminal firm seeking a franchise - a must for any firm intending to do legal aid work once the franchising pilots end. London's criminal firms are calling for a meeting with LAB franchise director Peter Watson, and will meet this week to discuss tactics. Some firms are refusing to comply with the LAB's demands.