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.
Exeter solicitor Nigel Chubb and his firm Richards Chubb who are being sued for £1.5m in damages in the High Court. Chubb is accused of negligence in the handling of the purchase of a helicopter hangar, a coach house and a barn for their subsequent conversion into holiday flats. His ex-client, a property development company, claims it was not told that planning permission for conversion of the property was subject to a condition that it should remain in the same ownership as an adjoining vicarage.
Islington Borough Council, which is being sued by the Newspaper Licensing Agency (NLA). The NLA is seeking to restrain the council from copying newspaper cuttings without permission and claiming damages of £2,297.