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.
As the introduction of the Legal Services Bill looms closer on the horizon, partnership structures are starting to consume an ever-increasing amount of lawyers' and managers' time.
How many firms will seek external investment from private equity houses, or through public listings on either AIM or the full market? And how will the predicted credit crunch impact on firms' options?This Partnerships Special Report examines how the challenging market conditions ahead may cause firms to rethink external investment. It will also examine the growing threat of firms falling prey to harassment and bullying claims as they shake up their partnerships to make them more attractive to external investors.
Another threat looming over law firms' partnerships, which is reviewed in this report, is the trend towards HM Revenue & Customs knuckling down on the taxation of partnerships.