The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
Peter Duffy QC, the leading human rights silk from Essex Court Chambers, has died just days after being appointed an assistant recorder. He was 44 years old. A former international chairman of Amnesty International (1989-91), he was called to the Bar in 1978 and took silk in 1997. He was involved in several high profile cases, including Diane Blood's fight to bear her dead husband's child. He was also to act for the Law Society in its case against solicitor Michael Dalton over the Solicitors Indemnity Fund.