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.
Personal injury (PI) law has been a hot topic in recent weeks with the media furore after The Lawyer's revelation that more than £800m of taxpayers' money has been paid in legal costs to firms handling the claims of sick coalminers.
Beresfords founder Jim Beresford alone reaped a whopping £16.75m in one year on the back of the miners' compensation scheme (The Lawyer, 9 April).
The Daily Telegraph, The Times, the Daily Mail and The Sun joined the action, noting Beresford's two Aston Martins and the firm's £4.8m glass-fronted lakeside office.
This PI and Clinical Negligence Special Report examines the impact of another chronic illness, pleural plaques, which is linked to exposure to asbestos. It also examines whether those who exaggerate PI claims should be forced to forego payouts to which they would otherwise be entitled.