The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
Hire of former president of US Chamber of Commerces Institute for Legal Reform bolsters government relations practice
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw has bolstered its Government Relations Practice with the appointment of the president of the US Chamber of Commerces Institute for Legal Reform (ILR).Before joining the US Chamber, Wootton held positions in both the Reagan and Bush administrations.At MBRW Wootton will undertake public-policy initiatives, and continue his fight against the vast quantity of litigation that burdens the nations civil justice system.The legal and transaction costs of civil litigation are beginning to dwarf the awards to victims, Mr Wootton said. Mayer Browns world-class appellate group and government practice have proved to be powerful advocates for its clients concerns about mass and class actions and non-compensatory awards, such as punitive damages.