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.
Hands up who knows the name of the new Law Society president. Yes, that's right, there is one. And he does have a name. He doesn't come from a legal background, but he does have years of experience quivering in the shadow of a powerful and strident friend, which should be good practice for when he has to stand behind the society's chief executive Janet Paraskeva. Ta daa. From a red postbox just off of Baker Street we bring you Penfold, the titchy brown hamster who was once the timid, bumbling sidekick of DangerMouse himself. His CV (which also bears his nom de plume, or should that be Penfold name, Peter Williamson, and which shows that he was once awarded the order of Cowardy Cowardy Custard) makes him perfect for the job. As is his catchphrase of "crumbs chief, what do we do now?". Need we say any more?