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.
On 6 October, the second of the actions commenced by MGN Pension Trustees seeking assets which the Mirror group Pension Scheme lost through the actions of Robert Maxwell comes before Mr Justice Lindsay. This action is against Bank of America and Credit Suisse for amounts up to u60 million, with credit to be given for the u25 million already paid by BoA. The BoA is trying to recover from Credit Suisse sums it paid to the MGN trustees. The case is expected to last three months. The solicitors for MGN Trustees are Travers Smith Braithwaite; for Credit Suisse, Clifford Chance, and for BoA, Rowe & Maw.