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.
But Clifford Chance is having none of it. In fact, one Clifford Chance source told The Lawyer: “We don’t want to be near Portugal. It’s a sh*** market and I don’t care which firm it is, but it’s not us. (It was unclear whether he was nursing a tumbler of Mateus Rose at the time.)
So if it’s not Clifford Chance, then who is it? Is Portugal really that unappetising? And did the two spaces in the international firm’s name have room for an ampersand?