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.
Austin Mitchell MP, chair of the National Legal Services Group, has called for the creation of a national legal service provided by salaried staff. He outlines his proposals in the February issue of Legal Action, the Legal Action Group's journal. He says such a service, made up of a network of law centres and a public defender service, would "spread the provision of legal services in the most efficient way, rather than on any basis of restrictive practice or status".