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 Lord Chancellor's Department has announced a new set of fees for civil cases - to be introduced on 26 April and will coincide with the introduction of the Woolf Reforms. The new county court and High Court fees will be in line with the new civil procedure rules. The LCD says the fees will better reflect the cost of the service in civil, family and probate proceedings. Fee revenue is expected to rise 2.4 per cent in 1999/2000 - from £316.9m to £324.6m - to help meet the cost of civil proceedings.