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.
If anything tells the world that geek knows best, it’s HBO fantasy smash hit Game of Thrones. The medieval show, the most-pirated TV series in history, has got everyone talking about mythical creatures, impending winters and fluffy huskie dogs.
So in this week’s interview with HBO Europe GC Gordon Finlayson, two questions were on the tips of our tongues. Is Finlayson a fan? The answer is an resounding yes, with dwarf Tyrion Lannister his favourite character. The unfurling story of would-be Queen Daenerys Targaryen is a close second.
That covered, how is HBO Europe’s own epic fight against piracy coming along? After all, some media outlets have said that more than a million people had illegally downloaded the first episode of the show’s third season.
“We work with our US colleagues to try to minimise the impact of piracy,” Finlayson told us.
There’s your cliff hanger. You’ll have to pause the show to read the rest.
Berryman Lace Mawer (BLM) has secured new mandates for the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA), which today named a new lineup for its £400m clinical negligence and non-clinical negligence legal panels as well as its new regulatory, health and disciplinary panel
Poundworld is to review its legal department following the exit of legal chief David Dresser, who quit the company following a row over which firms the company should instruct