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.
This year could see some belt-tightening at UK PFI practices as the Government seeks to rein in PFI spending. This was made clear by Treasury Solicitor Paul Jenkins, who has prohibited government departments from deviating from the new Catalist super-panel of law firms.
The government in Scotland has been yet more assertive, where recent election winner the Scottish National Party promises "an alternative to costly and flawed PFI/PPP" - namely, the Scottish Futures Trust.
This Project Finance Special Report looks these issues as well as at the flood of Chinese investment into Sub-Saharan Africa and the Government's proposal for equity funding competitions.