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.
Who would’ve thunk it? Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom’s European managing partner Bruce Buck isn’t actually a lawyer, but is in fact a bobby socks-lovin’, sing-a-long-a-hummin’ throwback to the good ol’ days. That’s right, The Lawyer can reveal that Buck, the man with the driest wit in law, is in fact Coach Calhoun from 1970s favourite Grease. So yes, while the resemblance isn’t blinding from the photos, one viewing of the film classic will surely show that the similarities are manifold. Maybe Buck’s fellow lawyers should start calling him ‘the coach’ in deal meetings. No doubt he’d love that.