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.
Richard Nelson, the senior partner of Nottingham-based Nelsons, has stepped down from the partnership after nearly 20 years with the firm. Nelson, who also heads up the firm's business defence department, will remain with the firm as a consultant. At the same time, current managing partner Tim Hastings will take up a new full-time chief executive role and deputy managing partner Chris Miller will step up to managing partner. Meanwhile, partner Lynn Bleakley has been appointed as the new head of Nelson's business defence department.