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.
2007 was a year of firsts for both the legal profession and for The Lawyer. Clifford Chance was struck by what's thought to be the first discrimination claim against a law firm on the grounds of sexual orientation.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer became the first firm to face an age discrimination claim under the new Age Discrimination Act and Russell Jones & Walker was the first firm to publicly state its interest in using an alternative business structure, months before the Legal Services Act came into being.
Meanwhile, as The Lawyer celebrated its 20th anniversary, we launched six new products: The Lawyer HR Awards, The Lawyer Podcast, The Lawyer Video, The Lawyer UK 200 Annual Report, the redesigned TheLawyer.com, and associate editor Matt Byrne's Byrne in the USA blog and transatlantic news coverage from New York.