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.
The right of authorities at Broadmoor Hospital to introduce random searches of patients is scheduled to be tested at the High Court this week. A group of patients is seeking judicial review of the decision to introduce searches, reported to be for the purpose of flushing out hidden drugs, weapons and pornography. A temporary injunction has already been granted by Mr Justice Maurice Kay preventing implementation of the new searches, pending a full investigation. The week before last, leave was given for judicial review to be sought with a view to having the searches quashed or to obtaining a declaration that they are unlawful.