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 Bar Council has appointed Michael Scott, an army major general, to become its first lay complaints commissioner. Major general Scott will take up the post on his retirement from the army in April. Under the Bar Council's new complaints system the commissioner will consider all complaints lodged with the Bar Council. Changes to the complaints system mean that the council will, for the first time, consider allegations of inadequate professional services, as well as professional misconduct.