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 Patent Office is reducing its trade mark fees with effect from 1 October. The application fee will be reduced from £225 to £200, the renewal fee from £250 to £200, and the renewal fee (additional class) from £200 to £50. A number of other applications, including requests for registration and requests to merge applications, will have no fee.