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.
Now and again, Tulkinghorn has to sit through tedious whinging from some rookie assistant that he is working so hard that squatters have now claimed his Docklands "pad" and he hadn't realised that his girlfriend got married over six months ago. But Tulkinghorn can tell you a story that will touch your hardened hearts. Reading law firm Boyes Turner are well on the way to moving into new headquarters which apparently will boast a spectacular atrium. But this picture shows that perhaps budget is getting a little tight. Boyes Turner's chief executive Andrew Chalkley, together with the firm's facilities manager, office principles and partnership secretary, are hard at work putting the fittings in. Tulkinghorn thinks that
partners at Boyes Turner should be ashamed of themselves for not billing enough to pay for builders.