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.
City firm McKenna & Co is to handle the international legal work for the Norwegian electric grid company Statnett SF. The McKenna & Co team includes Fiona Woolf and Robert Lane, both partners in the utilities and major projects group, and specialists from the banking and competition law departments. The firm won a bid to take on all the company's international projects. A statement says McKennas is "possibly the only law firm worldwide to have studied, completed and implemented a wholesale restructuring and privatisation of an electricity industry from start to finish". Other projects have included restructuring Northern Irish electricity as well as work in India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia.