The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
Five North East boroughs have merged their external legal spends in response to the Gershon report on public sector efficiency. Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton councils have appointed Newcastle-based firms Dickinson Dees and Ward Hadaway to their new panel. The councils are the first local authorities in the region to procure legal services jointly. Dickinsons and Ward Hadaway have been appointed as their joint preferred advisers for the next five years. The firms will advise on issues including regeneration and Building Schools for the Future projects, PFI schemes and procurement.