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.
The Law Society and 13 other organisations will make representations to the Law Lords when they hear an appeal against a Court of Appeal ruling that found evidence obtained by torture is admissible in UK courts. The case, A & nine ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department, was heard in the Court of Appeal last year and dismissed. The appellants are 10 foreign nationals detained in the UK without charge or trial. The Law Society has instructed Leigh Day & Co and Doughty Street Chambers' Keir Starmer QC for the intervention.