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.
Nobuo Nakata yesterday (February 2) moved to Tokyo-based joint venture Freshfields Law Office. In November, Asahi Koma lost corporate partner Satoshi Karashima to Latham & Watkins.
Nakata will be joining Freshfields other new recruit Akihito Katayma from Atsumi & Partners. Both partners’ appointments mean Freshfields now has five bengoshi partners, including local managing partner Naoki Kinami, who is joint US-Japanese qualified.