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.
Liability to the relatives of those who die from asbestos-related diseases is to come under the scrutiny of the Law Lords. Leave has been given for an appeal by the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB) against High Court and Appeal Court decisions paving the way for a claim by dependants of a man who died after inhaling asbestos. Some, though not all, of the sites where he inhaled asbestos were owned by the CEGB.