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.
Tulkinghorn's scribes are no strangers to luxury, having feasted on many a Ginsters Deep Fill sandwich over the years. But too much of a good thing and one can get spoilt.
One such scribe was lunching recently with an esteemed lawyer from Spanish firm Rodes y Sala at a Madrid restaurant, which carries the boast that it serves the world's most expensive hamburger.
The E85 (£58.16) delicacy costs so much because it's made from Wagyu beef, which as every reader will know is made from cows raised on a special diet of beer and grain and massaged regularly with sake - and truffles.
The lawyer in question turned down the burger, but not because of its price. He said it was because the Wagyu beef in question came from New Zealand rather than Japan and was therefore not likely to be up to his usual high standards.
Instead he opted for a bison steak. The scribe, incidentally, had zebra. Makes a change from a slice of Cathedral City on Kingsmill.
If the burger doesn't give you indigestion, the price will