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.
Solicitors are more popular with consumers than estate agents and mortgage lenders according to research conducted by consultants PC Martin Hamblin and the University of Stirling. The study, which coincided with the release of the Government's consultation paper, The Key to Easier Home Buying and Selling, followed the progress of 800 buyers and sellers which found that solicitors achieved the highest approval rating with 80 per cent of respondents saying they were satisfied with service. This compared with 75 per cent who were content with estate agents' service and 70 per cent lenders.