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.
"Their application to the court looks like a script for Who Wants to be a Millionaire."
- Elan Steiberg of the World Jewish Congress on the news that some lawyers were charging up to £437 an hour for work on the class-action suit brought by victims of the Holocaust against Swiss Banks. One lawyer reportedly asked to be paid £1,481 for 8.6 hours work reading Tom Bower's book Nazi Gold. Most lawyers working on the case are working pro bono.