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.
A Law Lord v Lord Irvine and bar stalwarts. Lord Steyn is calling on the Lord Chancellor to reform the judicial selection process by setting up a judicial appointments commission. Lord Steyn says judges occupy a more political role since they must interpret the Human Rights Act as of next October and therefore their appointment must be more open and accountable. His support for reform adds to the mounting pressure on Lord Irvine to abandon the "secret soundings" system of appointing judges.