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.
Heads of chambers: Michael Lyndon-Stanford QC and Charles Aldous QC.
Total tenants (silks): 43 (10)
Door tenants: Six
Chambers contributions: 18 per cent
Revenue per barrister: £488,000
Top cases last year: National Westminster Bank v Spectrum Plus Ltd (in creditors voluntary liquidation); Roland Brandwood & Ors v Bakewell Management Ltd; Nicholas van Hoogstraten; Enron; TXU.
No of appearances in House of Lords: One
No of appearances in Court of Appeal: 25
Barrister to staff ratio: 1:0.33
Average hourly rates: £75-£750
New clients: Over 30 firms of solicitors gave the set first-time instructions, including Bingham McCutcheon, Derrick French & Co, Dewey Ballantine, Gorvins, Harcus Sinclair and Moorcrofts Corporate Law.