The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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 UK's big four supermarket chains are expecting a large financial hit in external legal fees and long hours and big headaches for their in-house counsel for the next 12 months in the wake of a competition investigation into the grocery sector.
Tesco group corporate and legal affairs director Lucy Neville-Rolfe, Asda UK legal director Ellie Doohan, J Sainsbury's general counsel Nick Grant and Wm Morrison company secretary Jonathan Burke have all had to instruct external counsel to advise them on competition issues after the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) referred the grocery sector investigation to the Competition Commission.
Collectively, the legal heads are expecting the investigation to as much as double their legal spends for the year, with one supermarket legal head expecting the cost to his company alone to be close to £25m.