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.
The House of Lords has given leave for appeal in the case of Regina v Burt & Adams. Burt & Adams was convicted of three counts of unlawful gaming contrary to s.38(6) of the Gaming Act 1968. Appeals against two of those convictions were overturned by the Court of Appeal. But the court certified the following question of law: "Does s.34 of the Gaming Act 1968 prohibit the holder of a permit to operate a machine... from offering to the player of the machine, who wins a non-monetary prize... the right to accumulate what he wins with non-monetary prizes won by playing further games, and to exchange the same for a non-monetary prize of an aggregate value exceeding £6."