The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... 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.
Which well-known corporate partner at Linklaters fell asleep in the property precedents room when he was a trainee? The young lawyer had been out at a bachelor party the night before when his supervisor, a senior property associate, sent him up to the property cupboard to do some research. The trainee thought he'd get in a bit of crafty shut-eye. Instead of a quick power nap though, he fell asleep for three hours. When he came down his testy female supervisor warned him to shape up or it was curtains. Presumably he listened because he is now one of the most prolific deal-doers at the firm. He still likes the odd pint or three though.