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.
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal is striking off ever-greater numbers of practitioners. According to its annual report for 1998/99, 81 solicitors were struck off the Roll over that 12-month period - an increase of 39 per cent (only 58 were removed in the previous year). It is also the largest amount of solicitors struck off since 1994/5, when 89 were removed. Over 100 solicitors were fined this year, 29 more than last year. The total amount of fines was £328,500, nearly £100,000 more than last year. Individual penalties ranged from £500 to £15,000.