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The Scottish advocates' complaints system has been slammed as unfair and outdated by the Scottish Legal Services Ombudsman. In his annual report, ombudsman Garry Watson says the Faculty of Advocates' complaints procedure compared unfavourably with the one recently launched by the Bar Council in England and Wales. Watson said there was a need for more lay representation on its complaints committee and it should have greater powers.