The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50 report is the only ranking of international law firms by litigation and arbitration revenue and is essential reading for anyone seeking to benchmark their litigation and dispute resolution practices...
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.
Reflection, renewal and rebirth are common themes during the winter and the latest issue of Lawyer2B’s new-look magazine is imbued with that spirit.
In our Access section we have the inspiring story of former part-time law student Tinu Adeshile, who converted to Islam while working as general counsel at broadcaster the Islam Channel. She is concerned about the chilling effect the recession will have on diversity in the profession, but says: “I don’t think they should give up, these trainees and students, I’ve been blessed, but it has taken determination too. I’d like to show other people that it’s possible to do whatever you want to do.”
Law firms coming together in celebration of all things mammon is covered in Business, which also looks behind the Dickensian environs of the Inns of Court to see whether this good cheer has moved chambers’ hearts. But Business isn’t all about the money - our Anatomy of a Deal feature looks at DLA Piper’s work on the £4.5bn project to renew the UK rail system over the next 30 years. For those ever stranded by the wrong type of snow, a warming thought.
As you can see from our cover photo, Careers looks at vacation schemes and how not to slip up in your attempt to get the career you want, while Data uses our recent Lawyer 2B student survey to gauge student law society presidents’ hopes for the future.
Education reflects on the latest developments in the Legal Education Training Review, which is due to be completed in the New Year.
With the time of austerity still in full swing, Funding aims to give those considering the legal executive route to qualification some tips on how to avoid the funding Scrooge. Also, in our latest competition, we have teamed up with BPP to give away a free place on its LLB course.
If that isn’t enough to warm your cockles until spring, sign up to our webinars on the importance of international law, on 12 December, and commercial awareness on 16 January.