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.
Russell Jones & Walker (RJW) has recruited Dermot Clarke from Gadd & Partners to head its criminal team in Birmingham. Moving from Gadds' Cheltenham office, Clarke has been dealing with issues such as public safety, professional risks for the emergency services and the effect of crime on victims. Clarke said: "This is a time when major decisions are being made about how we deal with crime in the future and it is crucial that a firm like RJW is at the forefront of how these decisions work in practice." First revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyernews 26 September