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.
More representation for global businesses; Sleigh named as new London managing partner
Lovells has completed a radical governance review which will see the management function split into two and concentrate power in the hands of the international executive. The review also creates a number of new management positions, with litigation partner Russell Sleigh steps up to become London managing partner. In a bid to speed up the decision-making process, the ten-strong partnership council will no longer be required to ratify decisions made by the international executive. Instead, the newly-elected body, chaired by senior partner Andrew Walker, will focus on constitutional and ethical issues. For more on this story, see The Lawyer on Monday