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.
Collyer-Bristow has been replaced by Richards Butler as the UK law firm for the directors of a company accused of mismanaging Oracle, a $250m (£146.8m) investment fund. As revealed in The Lawyer Offshore supplement, Richards Butler is acting in England for both the directors and the defendant company, Fortis Fund Services. Robin Potts QC of Erskine Chambers has also been replaced with Mark Hapgood QC of Brick Court for Fortis. A pre-trial hearing is scheduled to take place today (24 November) in the Bahamas prior to the full trial in January 2004.