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.
If you, like Tulkinghorn, have spent many hours pondering over just what amazing skills trainees must have to command salaries of £30,000 plus, then the experiences of those at Wedlake Bell will help.`The City firm's corporate finance team recently hosted a spring reception for journalists and clients at which Tulkinghorn unearthed the true value of trainees.`On arrival, Tulkinghorn discovered Amy Coleman of the marketing department in the cloakroom, giving the trainees a break from the arduous task of taking coats.`Meanwhile, head of the corporate finance team Andrew Baker was busy delegating the important and intellectually-challenging job of the day to his trainee - fetching him an ashtray. Yes, you too can earn a small fortune for fetching ashtrays and collecting coats, and if you get to walk the senior partner's dog then you are well on your way to a great career.`Tulkinghorn believes that this is called multi-skilling.