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.
Linklaters & Paines' move to introduce a flexible working policy for partners is to be commended for its acknowledgement that lifestyle is an important factor in any working environment.
For too long firms have strived to keep up with the macho myth that long hours signal high productivity and commitment. A number of them have flexible arrangements for staff, but there are few schemes for partners, and they are increasingly disillusioned with their lot. In the future, firms that want to keep their best people will come under pressure to accommodate their needs.