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.
General counsel and executive vice president to launch institutional entertainment and media practice at US firm
US firm Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton has snapped up Walt Disney Cos general counsel and executive vice president to help the firm launch an institutional entertainment and media practice. Louis Meisinger joined Disney in 1998, where he headed up the companys worldwide legal team. He was previously a partner at Hill Wynne Troop & Meisinger. He will act as a senior adviser at the firm, as well as spending time working as a mediator for ADR Services. Meisinger is expected to stay with the media giant for a month. A successor has not yet been appointed.