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.
Following on from the recent story about BBC2's The Apprentice (14 March) in The Lawyer, it appears that former Herbert Smith corporate partner Margaret Mountford is not the only legal connection in the programme.
One of the contestants, James Max, last seen impersonating Borat on last week's winning team, is the son of none other than Michael Max, one of the former senior partners of Dechert (well, Titmuss Sainer & Webb as was). Not only that, but he's the brother of Richard Max, eponymous head of planning boutique Richard Max & Co.
With connections such as these, Jimmy's surely raising his chances of winning to the... er... max.