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.
Last week (1 July) saw the introduction of the Solicitors' Code of Conduct. After five years in the making there were few surprises; however, the code does place increased emphasis on risk management and claims avoidance.
While this adds to each firm's administrative workload, it may also have the beneficial knock-on effect of reducing professional negligence claims, as avoidance becomes part of each firm's conduct obligations.
But risks do not just lurk in the UK. As the recent internet gambling troubles have highlighted, the actions of professional advisers are coming under increased scrutiny in foreign jurisdictions - notably in the US.
This Professional Negligence Special Report examines the increasing risks of professional indemnity claims and the changes to business managers' and directors' accountability under the long-awaited Corporate Homicide Bill.