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.
A big thanks goes out to (now take a deep breath) Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr for its summer party at the British Museum last Wednesday (1 June).
As one of its partners pointed out, it's a 10-syllable name (11 if Hale counts as two). Few firms could or would dare to beat that, and Wilmer will soon be bringing some brevity to its monicker, with the Cutler, Pickering and Dorr consigned to history.
Talking of history, there was tons of it at the firm's party in the Egyptian room. Some marvellous relics - and then there were the exhibits...