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.
Bird & Bird has announced the appointment of six new partners. Lorna Brazell, David Wilson, Nicola Maguire, Andrew Stobbart, Ruth Boardman and Isabel Evans were made up on 1 May. It now has 80 partners, a 30 per cent increase on last year. Boardman is an IT lawyer, Brazell and Wilson are both IP lawyers, Maguire is in corporate, Stobbert is a real estate specialist and Evans is in banking.