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.
Lord Woolf has issued a consultation paper on merging the County Court and the High Court rule committees in a bid to simplify procedures. Proposals include: giving the unified committee a statutory duty to simplify procedure; dispensing with formal transfer provisions between High Court and county court; and appointing three lay members, such as academics, legal advice centre representatives or proponents of clear English to the 17-strong unified committee.