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.
Tulkinghorn hears of high jinks in the North East, where Dickinson Dees is hiring a local theatre to put on its very own gameshow later this month. While the firm's results this year suggest that playing Who wants to be a Millionaire? would be a little bit optimistic, the firm has opted for a hybrid. Whether anyone in senior management has a soft spot for domantrix-style middle-aged women in leather trousers is not clear, but the firm has opted for 'Who Wants to be the Weakest Link?' instead. One lucky member of the firm's social committee will get to dress up like the Welshaphobe herself, while another may have to go into hiding after adopting the persona of Chris Tarrant. At the time of going to print, the names of the two mugs - sorry volunteers - remained a closely guarded secret.