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.
Bad lawyers, with the Legal Services Ombudsman to be given extra powers to investigate complaints against solicitors. The ombudsman would be given powers to set targets, cut delays and monitor whether lawyers were meeting targets.
Journalists. Every tabloid's favourite legal whipping boy, Anthony Julius, resigned as a trustee from the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund. Julius, the Mishcon De Reya golden boy who handled Di's divorce from Charles, was later embroiled in controversy over his firm's fees for work on her memorial fund. Now, in a bid to limit the damage, the fund is advertising for a public relations consultant to smooth the waters with a wage of more than u40,000 a year.
Geoffrey Robertson QC who, according to press reports, had his BMW stolen. Would this have happened if the famous Australian silk had had a Lada?