The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
The hosiery industry. The Lord Chancellor, after speaking out at select committee meeting on the delicate issue of his breaches, has won approval from the House of Lords to dress down. Only time will tell if the "more modest attire" to which he aspires will take the form of slacks, or a comfortable pair of tracksuit pants. Either way, the future looks bleak for men in tights.
Staffordshire lawyer Charles Walker, who was suspended indefinitely after being found guilty of breaching solicitors' account rules. In his defence, his lawyer said that Walker was the son of a solicitor, but had always wanted to pursue a career in music. When this ambition had failed, Walker followed his father into the profession after a "crisis".