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.
Information. The US trial of Florida mother Shirley Egan, 68, who has been charged with the attempted murder of her daughter, Georgette Smith, after she proposed putting Mrs Egan in a nursing home, is set to become the first trial ever to be broadcast over the internet by a court.
Lawyers relying on evidence from video surveillance tapes. Assistant Recorder Anthony Leonard QC ruled at Southwark Crown Court that lip-reading evidence is admissible, allowing lawyers to hire expert witnesses to lip-read from closed-circuit television tapes.
Consumers and competition lawyers, after Trade and Industry Secretary Stephen Byers announced hard-hitting plans to defeat "rip-off Britain" by fining firms found to be price-fixing up to 10 per cent of their annual turnover, in regulations introduced under the Competition Act.