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.
Hampshire firm White & Bowker has made three new appointments as part of strategic changes to itsmanagement structure. Managing partner Alastair Rhodes says the arrival of directors of personnel, marketing and information technology will let the lawyers "concentrate on what they are good at, namely giving legal advice, rather than trying to manage the practice". Anne Smith (left) is head of personnel, Martin Davies (centre) is responsible for marketing and Ray Teesdale (right) is in charge of IT. The firm plans to appoint a director of finance in the near future.