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.
UK prime minister David Cameron’s current visit to China could potentially see China investing in the hotly-debated $50bn High Speed 2 rail line project, and Chinese investment into the UK picking up speed in general.
Inside China, the government’s tougher stance on corruption and law enforcement has triggered investigations into multinationals’ practices and spurred a market for compliance advice. This week’s China special report takes a closer look at this fast-growing practice area among international and local law firms.
During his official visit, the prime minister is also calling for an EU-China trade deal. For the UK and European legal industry, a free trade agreement could potentially solve some of the perennial problems in China such as low profitability and a lack of critical mass.