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.
Like the class system, the division between blue-blood barristers and scummy solicitors refuses to die, at least in the unfathomable world of barristers clerks.
The true status of the lowly solicitor was evident recently at Quadrant Chambers, which was playing host to an arbitration. A group of solicitors had rented a room and after a couple of hours, not unreasonably asked a clerk for some tea. Sorry mate, came the response,barristerscomefirst. Honestly, you solicitors, know your place.