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.
There's dedication to the cause, and then there's Stephen Short. Simpson Thacher's London acquisition finance geezer recently spent 14 days thinking about one thing, and one thing only - Arsenal's Champion's League return game against Real Madrid.
Short travelled to the Bernabeu for the first leg, witnessing Thierry Henry's superb individual strike first hand. Tulkinghorn hears that the tension over whether the Gunners would make it into the quarter-finals may have been too high for him to focus on anything as mundane as legal work. Presumably he's been swamped catching up ever since…