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.
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.