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.
HOME Secretary Jack Straw has formally abolished the death penalty in peacetime - which still existed for treason and piracy with violence - by signing the sixth protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights. Straw also signed a European convention aimed at tackling corruption, which includes criminalising the bribery of officials of international organisations.