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.
Because of shifting news values and cutbacks to editorial budgets, the press is failing to cover key civil and criminal court cases. Cases reflecting societal inequalities, corruption and injustice are going unreported.
While every national newspaper last month carried the prosecution of It girl Tara Palmer-Tomkinson for speeding, cases revealing police corruption, pension fraud and local authority incompetency routinely fall through the net. The result is that criminals escape public exposure, victims have no public acknowledgement of suffering and the police receives no recognition for catching criminals.