The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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 maximum award for compensation for unfair dismissal should stand at more than u31,000 rather than the current u11,000 ceiling, the Law Society's employment law committee says. The committee, chaired by Simmons & Simmons partner Janet Gaymer, says now the limit has been lifted on sex and race discrimination awards, it is "highly anomalous" that unfair dismissal levels remain unchanged. The committee has criticised the Government decision not to increase award levels for industrial tribunals this year, and Gaymer says: "We think it is time that the Secretary of State acted to remove this anomaly altogether and gave employees real compensation for loss of a job."