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.
Miami firm Steel Hector & Davis has been rated the top firm in the US for the diversity of its employees for the third year in a row, with nearly 37 per cent of its associates from ethnic minorities. According to the Diversity Scorecard, a survey by US publication The National Law Journal, non-New York firms dominated the top five, with Miami and California well represented. Two Californian firms made new entries into the top 20: San Francisco-based Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, which moved up eight places to thirteenth this year, and Los Angeles firm Irell & Manella, which jumped 31 places to twentieth. Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, which was rated fourth, was the highest-ranking New York firm, with some 20 per cent of its associates coming from ethnic minorities.