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.
You can always rely on the Lord Chancellor to show them who's boss. This week he took on the wizened ranks of the House of Lords, issuing a stern warning to hereditary peers not to kick up any fuss when it's time for them to sign their own death warrants. Lord Irvine told the peers that if they attempt to delay the Bill which will expel them from the Lords, then the Government would drop the so-called Weatherill amendment - the deal granting temporary reprieves to 91 of them. Several of the peers have complained that Lord Irvine is "bullying" them.