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 National Party has launched a court battle to stop the broadcasting of a televised election debate without the participation of its leader, Alex Salmond. At the Court of Session in Edinburgh last week, the SNP's lawyers challenged representatives from the two television channels, STV and Grampian, and also the Independent Television Commission, to stop the channels going ahead with the debate involving John Major, Tony Blair and Paddy Ashdown. Colin Sutherland QC, for the SNP, told Judge Lord Eassie that the nationalists commanded between 20 and 26 per cent of support in Scotland.