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.
New Health Service complaints procedures have been attacked by medical negligence lawyers who claim the system will cause "needless litigation". The Law Society has teamed up with specialist lawyers to urge the NHS to drop its stipulation that patients considering legal action must automatically be excluded from its new complaints procedure, which was unveiled in April. The society also wants the system to extended to cover claims of below £10,000. Its suggestions are contained in a report on clinical negligence which it has sent in to Lord Woolf's Access to Civil Justice Inquiry.