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.
For people who are supposed to be highly educated, lawyers really can be incredibly dim. Take, for example, the head of a practice group at a top 10 firm who thought it would be a brilliant idea to send an extremely saucy and lurid email to a lady with whom he was having a fling. Tulkinghorn is told that not only did he tell his paramour exactly how he wanted to tie her up, but also what he wanted to do to her next and with what implements. Perhaps someone should have told the witless fool that emails have a nasty way of resurfacing. Let's hope the dunce has learnt his lesson. Then again, perhaps the plan was to be Which IT lawyer is known by one of his clients as 'The Gnome'? caught and severely reprimanded by his managing partnerâ€¦