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.
"If a witness wears a Shirley Bassey wig and make-up, how am I to determine that witness is credible?"
- William Taylor QC, lawyer for the two Lockerbie suspects when the prosecution asked if key witnesses such as CIA agents could give their testimony in disguise. The judge, Lord Sutherland, rejected the request.
"All I know about Pandas is that they are very hard to mate."
- John Pike, Stephenson Harwood's chief executive, on the rumours - which he categorically denies - of a merger with Clyde & Co, reported as being codenamed "Project Panda".