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.
The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) has made its first two High Court judge appointments under the new selection process.
•The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) has made its first two High Court judge appointments under the new selection process. Judge Alastair Norris QC, formerly of Southernhay Chambers, and Judge David George Maddison, previously of Cobden House Chambers, have been appointed to the High Court. Judge Norris, who will take up his new role on 1 October, will join the Chancery Division, while Judge Maddison will join the Queen's Bench Division on 28 January next year. The Lord Chancellor announced the new appointments after accepting the recommendations of the JAC under the chairmanship of Baroness Prashar. The JAC's new selection process came about through the new statutory framework set out in the Constitutional Reform Act 2005.