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.
We always knew in-house counsel were a literary lot. Recently, at the back of a crowded auditorium at the Commerce & Industry Group Conference at the Hilton, Park Lane, Tulkinghorn spotted a pinstripe-suited lawyer reading Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey. While the rest of the assembled in-house gang listened – attentively, of course – to a lecture on the Financial Services Authority (FSA), this lover of the classics was miles away, presumably in a Gothic mansion with frightened ladies in nightdresses.