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.
We’re starting to wonder if in-house lawyers have their own summer transfer window. As the last minute race for football squads to splurge on new players came to an end on Monday, big-name in-house moves have been all the rage in the legal market (although a £100m lawyer is still some way off).
It all happened last Friday, when we naively thought it was time to step into the sun and enjoy a fizzy pop. Instead, banking giant Barclays finally revealed the name of its new general counsel - step forward former White House lawyer Bob Hoyt. It was a surprise move, with many predicting that the banking giant would instead opt to promote from within.