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.
Civil liberties groups versus the Home Office. Thousands of offenders aged between 18 and 20 years face spending their porridge in adult jails. The Home Office says that transferring offenders from youth institutions to adult jails means they can be placed closer to their families. However prisoners' rights and civil liberties groups such as the National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders accuse the Government of cost-cutting at the expense of vulnerable youngsters who are likely to turn into hardened criminals in adult jail.