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.
JPMorgan assistant general counsel and managing director Tim Hailes spearheaded a major diversity campaign for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) employees in London and signalled his intention to open discussions on the topic with the bank's external advisers in the City.
The move came as a Law Society report into private practice GLBT diversity attracted scathing national media attention. Hailes, who himself has been openly gay since he joined the bank in 1999, is the diversity representative on the bank's global legal group and helped to develop the 'Pride' initiative to encourage an inclusive working environment and networking.