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.
Barrister Christopher Cousins, whose plea to an Essex magistrates court not to ban Eastenders "bad boy" Ross Kemp from driving for speeding fell on deaf ears. According to The Sun, Cousins told the court Kemp feared he could be attacked by hysterical fans if he used public transport.
Boodle Hatfield, which was at the centre of a storm of bad publicity after it emerged that it had accumulated a £400,000 bill while acting for Princes Williams and Harry during settlement of Princess Diana's will. Boodle's counsel were David Lowe QC, of Wilberforce Chambers, and three juniors - Simon Taube of 10 Old Square, Michael Furness, also of Wilberforce Chambers, and Daniel Alexander of 8 New Square. The counsel are believed to have charged around £175,000.