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.
Newspapers will be able to avoid expensive defamation trials by making an offer of amends, involving a published apology and an appropriate costs./ damages settlement.
If the offer is refused, papers can use the offer as a defence when a case goes ahead, and to use to argue for a lower damages pay out.
Judges will be allowed to dispose of cases without the expense of a jury if there is no real prospect of success, or no defence to the claim. They may also award up to £10,000 in damages and order a defendant to publish a summary of the judgment