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.
I was disappointed to read that solicitors are unenthusiastic, apprehensive and hostile about mediation schemes which offer parties the chance to resolve disputes out of court.
In the US, mediation has been used with great success and, in line with Lord Woolf's recent Access to Justice report, the industry must work hard to ensure that it is a success in the UK as well. The benefits of the mediation scheme for the insurance industry are, for example, many in terms of reducing costs and speeding up the settlement process.