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.
Last week's The Lawyer Interview revealed that Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw's US partners are fond of comparing London senior partner Paul Maher with Hugh Grant. They apparently find his "schoolboy banter" hilarious. Tulkinghorn can't help feeling that they've got confused with another Hugh - former Liverpool and England football legend Emlyn Hughes. Hughes was the undisputed master of schoolboy banter on 1980s quizshow classic A Question of Sport, and both share that unmistakable cheeky grin. In fact, the wane in Hughes's public profile and the rise of Maher's career are surely too concurrent to be mere coincidence. The truth needs to be told.