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.
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".