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.
Perry Lee, a final year law student, is taking a Liverpool law firm to industrial tribunal on the grounds he was racially discriminated against when passed over for a job. Lee, who was born in Liverpool, but whose parents are Chinese, is backed by the Commission for Racial Equality, which says law firm Morecroft Urquhart has no ethnic minority lawyers among its staff. It is thought Morecroft will counter that Lee, aged 45, was too old to be trained.