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.
A report out this week argues that judges should be granted the discretion to pass fixed sentences instead of being forced to hand out mandatory life sentences for murder. The report, published by the Penal Affairs Consortium, an alliance of 23 organisations concerned with the penal system, says that life imprisonment should no longer be the automatic penalty for murder.