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.
Staying with the stars, Tulkinghorn's recommendation for pre-Christmas comedy is the ubiquitous Catherine Zeta-Jones and gorgeous George Clooney epic Intolerable Cruelty.
The glitzy divorce lawyer pic boasts a hilarious, ancient senior partner character who does little else but sit at his desk in the depths of a darkened office wired up to all kinds of medical contraptions to keep him alive, including a feeding tube and oxygen.
Even funnier (and even less realistic) are his continual witterings about billable hours. We can only guess at the identity of the real-life figure on which the man is modelled, but suggestions will be gratefully received at the usual address.