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.
Oral sex. The Lawyer is unaware whether this judgement arrives too late for Bill Clinton, but a state appeals court in New Orleans has struck down a law which has made oral and anal sex between consenting Louisiana adults a felony for the past 194 years, on the grounds it encroached on citizens' privacy rights.
Paloma Picasso, who gets to keep her father's priceless artworks after the collapse of the biggest divorce claim ever brought in the English courts. The case ran up record-breaking legal costs of more than u4m.
The families of Britain's biggest union, Unison. It is offering free legal help to the families of its 1.3m members to pursue personal injury claims. The Lord Chancellor's Department Minister of State Geoff Hoon is welcoming the initiative and hopes other unions will follow suit.