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.
She was sleepless in Seattle, she was the Sally who met Harry and she was addicted to love. But it is as SJ Berwin's new female partner this year that Meg Ryan is taking on her toughest role yet. Playing the part of 'feisty litigation partner Nicola Bridge', Ryan has to battle the prejudices of a male-dominated world while defending the rights of a client everyone thinks is guilty, but in whom she alone believes. Probably. It's not known whether there is a repeat of her famous café scene in When Harry Met Sally, only in a courtroom this time. Let's hope not, for the sake of all those sensitive SJ Berwin souls.
Which partner at a US firm was overheard moaning to a ticket tout: "£1,250 for an Arsenal v Barcelona ticket? I'm not bloody working at Skadden Arps, you know."?