The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... 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.
The son of Lord Lucan, George Bingham. Lord Irvine has joined the ranks of those who believe Lord Lucan may still be alive. There have been several alleged sightings of Lord Lucan since his disappearance in 1974. This is bad news for Bingham, who is being denied a seat in the House of Lords after Lord Irvine denied his application on the grounds his father may not be dead.
QCs. The Legal Aid Board unveiled plans to slash top silks' fees by introducing a strict new regime of fixed hourly rates and pre-arranged hours per case early next year. High-ranking barristers take the blame for the one per cent of cases which swallow 40 per cent of legal aid in the crown courts. The LAB is particularly keen to ensure barristers are paid no more than judges.