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.
A group of seven leading criminal barristers last week confirmed the establishment of a new 'super set' in Smithfield. As first revealed by The Lawyer (27 February), Cloth Fair Chambers is being set up by five barristers from Hollis Whiteman Chambers, plus two other notable criminal silks. The seven founders comprise Julian Bevan QC, John Kelsey-Fry QC and Timothy Langdale QC of Hollis Whiteman; 23 Essex Street's Nicholas Purnell QC; and 9-12 Bell Yard's Edmund Lawson QC; Hollis Whiteman senior juniors Ian Winter and Richard Horwell will also join the new set. As first revealed on www.thelawyer.com 4 May