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.
Sidley Austin Brown & Wood has swooped on Lovells to launch its first office in Germany. The US firm has hired Lovells capital markets head Oliver Kessler and colleague Jens Rinze as part of its first foray into Frankfurt. Both have worked extensively on transactions with the US firm's London office and with clients such as Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 13 October.