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 potential parliamentary candidates (PPCs) highlighted in The Lawyer (19 April) may be going back to their day jobs after all six failed to win seats.
Serena Tierney, consultant for Wragge & Co and Liberal Democrat PPC for West Sussex, lost to the Conservatives. Fellow Liberal Democrat for Holborn and St Pancras and barrister at One Essex Court Joanna Shaw was beaten by Labour.
Hamish Sandison, a partner Field Fisher Waterhouse and Labour PPC for Monmouth, and Bambous Charalambous, in-house lawyer for Hackney Council and Labour PPC for Enfield Southgate, both lost to the Conservatives.
Donald Cameron, advocate for Murray Stable and Conservative PPC for Ross, Skye & Lochaber, was beaten by the Liberal Democrats, while Jeremy Brier, a barrister at Essex Court Chambers and Conservative PPC for Luton North, lost to Labour.