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.
The deals may have all but disappeared, but for private equity lawyers there is still plenty to be getting on with. The first article in this private equity special report highlights how the knowledge of private equity solicitors can be essential to clients who need assistance with major judgement calls post credit crunch.
The second article lays out the "depressing" news from the fund market over the past few months. However, despite the disappearance of mega funds (seen in previous years), there are still funds being raised and the outlook is positive for those raised during this period.
The third article highlights the many reasons why private equity is struggling, but adds that while the private equity market may be suffering from a deep malaise, investors are in a position to wield considerable influence over their funds and the long-term future is bright.