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.
Preliminary skirmishes began in the High Court within days of tennis players Mats Wilander, of Sweden, and Czech Karel Novacek, issuing a High Court writ against the President and Treasurer of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Procedural matters have already come under the gaze of the Chancery Division. The final case, expected to be pushed through as fast as possible, promises to be a landmark ruling over the legality of drug tests carried out by sporting authorities. In addition to damages, the two players are seeking declarations that the requirements of rule 53 of the ITF, relating to drug testing, is an unlawful restraint of trade and is void and unenforceable.