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.
The real reason for Midlands firm Freeth Cartwright's 30 per cent profit hike can be revealed. The firm is headed by acid-tongued blonde bombshell Lily Savage (aka Paul O'Grady), albeit in the more refined form of alter ego Peter Smith. Woe betide any fee-earner that fails to keep his WIP down. Still, with turnover also up by double digits, a verbal lashing from Lily is unlikely. As Smith/Savage put it: "One of the things that's important for us is sustained growth." You said it, girlfriend.