The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... 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.
"Women should be absolutely delighted when men say, 'Show us your legs' in a funny way" - Vanessa Lloyd Platt, Lloyd Platt & Company, 9 April.
"I'm very interested in trees and the different colours of the leaves" - Anthony Cann takes over at Linklaters, Fiona Callister Interview, 2 July.
"At the first partners conference I went to a couple of years ago, I thought that I'd joined the Moonies" - Jonathan Chamberlain, Wragge & Co, 25 June.
"There's the danger of the Clifford Chance syndrome - if they do something, we have to do it. If it means doing A or B, so will we, but only if it's good for us" - Marc Bartel, Asia regional manager, Lovells, 23 April.
"I think, socially, City people get very inept. People forget about issues and life if they work here too long" - Kenneth Gray, the Norton Rose aviation finance partner who left the law to set up a charity for HIV-positive people, 5 February.
"I've been so harassed, so bullied, so abused in the past three years, that the fear I had is gone; the only thing I now fear is God" - Kamlesh Bahl, Fiona Callister Interview, 17 September.
"The problem is that a lot of lawyers are too far up their own noses to see that the law is actually quite simple" - Michael Coleman, Harkavys, 24 September.
"These days my greatest luxury is getting half an hour to tidy my underwear drawer" - Lesley MacDonagh, Lovells, Fiona Callister Interview, 1 October.