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.
IP boutique Powell Gilbert has made up its first partner, bringing the total number of partners to six at the year-old firm.
• IP boutique Powell Gilbert has made up its first partner, bringing the total number of partners to six at the year-old firm. Rebecca Lawrence joined Powell Gilbert from Bristows in March 2007 as an associate. She specialises in biological sciences and has experience in IP litigation and anti-counterfeiting issues. Lawrence trained at Linklaters before moving to Bristows in 2000. Powell Gilbert was launched in March 2007 with five partners and associates from Bristows. The firm now employs 22 people, including seven associates and three paralegals.