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.
Manchester's James Chapman & Co has appointed Hill Dickinson partner Alison Hart to launch a dedicated fraud unit. Hart specialises in insurance fraud and policy disputes. One of her most high-profile cases was the £4.5m fraudulent claim made by Lord Brocket, who alleged the theft of four classic cars. He was jailed and sentenced to a five-year prison term. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyer news 2 September