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.
Mishcon de Reya's head of sport Tony Morton-Hooper whose client, UK double World Champion triathlete Spencer Smith, has been given the all clear by the International Triathlon Union's Appeal Board. However Smith, who allegedly tested positive for the drug nandrolene, may face another challenge from the sport's governing body in the USA at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland.
Whistle-blowing. The controversial legal right protecting employees who speak out in the public interest about their company's wrongdoing is to be tested for the first time in an employment tribunal case. Blowing the whistle is advertising executive Roy Wilson, formerly of Grey Communications Group, who is represented by solicitor Robert Kyriakides of Kyriakides & Braier.
Phyllis Redstone who is set to break all divorce records as she sues her media tycoon husband Sumner Redstone - owner of MTV, Simon & Schuster and Paramount Communications - for £1.87bn in what is likely to be the biggest settlement of all time.