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.
Judge David Mackie QC has been selected as the first head of the London Mercantile Court, which opened its doors last week (17 October) in an effort to resolve less complex cases more quickly. Mackie, the former head of Allen & Overy’s litigation practice before he became a judge two years ago, will head the new court which is situated at the Royal Courts of Justice. The London Mercantile Court has been established under new rules which came into effect on 1 October.