The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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