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.
Simmons & Simmons has taken on former Shearman & Sterling projects lawyer Jack Su as a consultant in the firm’s corporate practice in Hong Kong. Su had only been at the US firm since 2001, where he was a special projects attorney rather than a partner. He left the firm in the middle of last year. Prior to his time at Shearman, Su was senior vice-president and counsel for Vivendi Water Asia. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 14 January