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.
Is the right to privacy going too far? First it was Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, but now An engineering consultancy was recently prosecuted for allegedly damaging a smooth snake habitat (no, nothing to do with the legal profession). Following the works, an injured smooth snake was found and whisked off to a vet for round-the-clock care at the consultancy's expense. The consultancy's lawyers, Chris Corney of Fishburn Morgan Cole and Richard Harwood of Eldon Chambers, were bemused to find the prosecution complaining in a witness statement that the vet had denied them access to the snake's reports "because of patient confidentiality". Tulkinghorn can reveal that the consultants were acquitted and understands that the snake will give an exclusive interview to Hello! magazine - once he's out of hibernation, that is.