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.
Tory party leader Iain Duncan Smith (IDS) has drafted in Reynolds Porter Chamberlain partner David Hooper (left), the lawyer who acted for John Major in relation to the Edwina Currie affair, to advise on 'Betsygate'. Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Sir Philip Mawer is investigating allegations made public by the BBC regarding the employment of IDS's wife Betsy as a secretary in his office. Hooper is a longstanding adviser to the Conservative Party, which he brought to Reynolds Porter when he joined from Pinsents in July. Vanessa Gearson, a senior Tory aide who initially raised concerns about the situation, is being advised in relation to the matter by Healys consultant Gill Sage. First revealed on www.thelawyer. com 15 October