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.
Last week was a tough one for Ross Kemp. The actor, who plays EastEnders hardman Grant Mitchell, saw his missus banged up after she allegedly walloped him in the chops after a night on the tiles - well, dinner with David Blunkett. So Kemp, who also goes by the name of Peter Lawson when moonlighting as Motorola's general counsel, was relieved to try and repair the damage done to his tough guy image by slashing legal spend at the mobile business by $200m (£113m). He then trawled round a few hostelries frequented by partners who suffered from the cutbacks and spilt their pints - allegedly.