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.
And frankly, it was always going to be a US firm that snared the pair. It’s understood that both of them had been on the verge of resigning to join Ropes & Gray in 2010, then later Latham & Watkins and, most recently, Fried Frank. Each time, The Lawyer understands that Linklaters leadership issued an ultimatum to the pair: commit publicly to the firm, or go. This time, off they went.