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.
Far be it from Tulkinghorn to laugh at another man's name, but... Researching a news story earlier this week, one of the great man's minions came across five-partner outfit Merritts Solicitors, a Yorkshire firm that boasts clients including Bannatyne Fitness, the gym business owned by TV's Dragon's Den panellist Duncan Bannatyne.
But the firm itself boasts far more famous members: its senior partner is none other than Noel Coward. "Yes, I am aware that I have the name of a famous actor," Coward sighed. "I'm semi-retired these days and try to keep a low profile, but everyone here has been always very good about it.