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.
Geoffrey Hoon MP, Parliamentary Secretary at the Lord Chancellor's Department, has reaffirmed the Government's pledge to halve the time taken between arresting and sentencing persistent young offenders. At present, the average delay stands at more than four months. Addressing a meeting of the Magistrates Courts Consultative Council in London last week, Hoon also promised to deliver on pledges to replace widespread repeat cautions with a single final warning and to bring together local Youth Offender Teams in to streamline the system of youth courts.