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 Lawyer was amused to receive a press release from Masons recently featuring quaint little pictures of a bomb, a skull and crossbones and two flags at the top of the page. This was apparently supposed to be Masons' logo. More charmingly, there was a little hand waving 'hello' at the bottom of the page.
According to the sender of this release, this was not the first mix-up with typefaces. The last time a document was sent to a client pitching for work, the charming wave was replaced by a more vulgar two-fingered salute.