The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... 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.
Gene Wilder has apparently been in a rage over Tim Burton’s remake of the 1971 hit Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In the film, a poor boy wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all. Wilder is upset because he reckons he just can’t see the point of doing it all again. In a spooky, real-life parallel, Gene’s alter ego Liam Buckley was recently re-elected as head of Hammonds’ Manchester office. Not quite a remake, but close enough. Just like the Willy Wonka’s factory, everybody knows that Hammonds is everybody’s “non-pollutionary, anti-institutionary, pro-confectionery factory of fun”. The question is: can Buckley see the point?