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 Lord Chief Justice, Lord Bingham of Cornhill, expressed concerns about the Government's legal aid reforms in the annual Barnett lecture at Toynbee Hall last week. Lord Bingham pointed to uncertainty over the availability of insurance at reasonable cost for conditional fee agreements. The speech was welcomed by Heather Hallett QC, chairman of the Bar Council.