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.
Israel's criminal justice system, the reputation of which received a mauling during the trial of businessman Nahoum Manbar, jailed for selling chemical weapons to Iran. During the trial, his lawyer Amnon Zichroni caused a sensation when he alleged a young intern on his team, 26-year-old Pninat Yanei, had had an intimate relationship with the judge in the case. Judge Amnon Strashnov denied the claim.
EuroDisney, which, after a fall in visitors thanks to the World Cup and poor weather, is even more in need of the business next year's Law Society annual conference will bring.
The Crown Prosecution Service, which was forced to admit attempts to prosecute labourer Oliver Thompson for rape were a "fiasco". During the case vital evidence was withheld from the defence. Harrow Crown Court judge Barrington Black chided the CPS for its "cavalier attitude".