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.
Matt King twice completed the Great North Run. In 2007 he also became the first quadriplegic to finish the New York marathon. Now King, clearly a determined individual, is not giving up his fight for a place in London.
King’s challenge has already kicked off what could be a marathon run of comments on www.thelawyer.com, with one claiming “American litigation mania arrives in London”.
This is unlikely to deter the second-year Stewarts Law trainee, who was left paralysed after he broke his neck during his debut game with rugby league under-18s side London Broncos.
“Since my accident there’s only so many things I can still do and I’ve sought to make the best of what I still have to offer,” says King.
Structural steel firm Severfield-Rowen, which provided steel for London’s Shard building and the 2012 Olympic stadium, has appointed its first in-house lawyer in the shape of former Pinsent Masons partner Mark Sanderson