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.
Pupil power. Bill Clinton's former student Susan Webber Wright demanded her travelling expenses from the President for a visit she made to the Whitehouse. Oh yes, and Wright, now Judge Wright, also found her former teacher in contempt of court after he gave an "intentionally false" testimony about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky during questioning in the Paula Jones harassment case. Pupils, interns; it seems they're all down on him in one way or another.
Former solicitor Gabrielle Ross' range of designer lingerie got full-page (un)coverage in The Sun. The range includes a pinstripe bra, which she says will appeal to "City girls".
The future of American legal practice. The New York State Bar Association's Outstanding Young Lawyer of 1999 attracted the eye of a Manhattan federal judge. Unfortunately, it was only to uphold a jury's $385,000 (u240,000) damages award against the lawyer on fraud and malpractice claims.