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.
Irwin Mitchell has proposed axing its police prosecutions department in Sheffield. In light of the Government's plans for a legal aid overhaul, senior management began talks with staff regarding the issue last week, which are due for completion by the end of the year. Irwin Mitchell is the first major UK firm to respond to the proposed Government changes. However, the firm will continue to offer publicly funded criminal defence services for individuals facing serious charges for customs and fraud offences.