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.
Dundee solicitor and ex-Rugby player Alexandra MacRae, whose sex change was recognised by the Scottish Courts when a sheriff agreed to send her to a female prison after she was jailed for 15 months for embezzlement.
The Sun's "legal manager" Tom Crone and the newspaper's counsel, Charles Gray QC, who fought off an attempt by Mohamed Al Fayed to win a court injunction banning an ex-bodyguard from spilling the beans about Princess Diana's last hours. "This is a tremendous victory for The Sun relating to a very, very important story that needed to be told," crooned Crone on the front page.
Liverpool judge Marilyn Mornington, who has been allowed by the Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine, to continue as a county court judge - following a three-month suspension after she was banned from driving for 15 months for drink driving. According to the Lord Chancellor's Department, her case had "mitigating circumstances".