The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
Shakespeares partner Nigel Davis (pictured above left with fellow partner Mike Hibbs) said farewell to Birmingham last week, before heading to Lithuania where he will help firms to develop western management techniques.
Davis, head of the firm's agricultural department, travelled to Vilnius as a representative of the British Executive Service Overseas.
He will be advising firms on areas such as training, marketing and IT.
The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Malcolm Rifkind QC, officially opened the new Regent Street offices of the International Bar Association last week.
In a speech given to guests from Germany, India, Norway and the UK, Rifkind praised the IBA's "very active" human rights work and its efforts to maintain the rule of law.
"The work of the IBA is not just legal, it is international," he said. "It has quite a substantial political element affecting the rights and opportunities of millions of people around the world."