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.
The Lord Chief Justice has backed the views of Lord Woolf and called for a "drastic re-evaluation" of the system which allows experts to pit their wits and jargon against lawyers and each other. Speaking on expert evidence last week, Lord Taylor said: "I see no reason why the court itself should not assist in the identification and, if necessary, appointment of an independent expert with a view to obtaining, at an early stage, a resolution of the technical issues with which in many cases, both sides can agree". Lord Taylor said the proposed changes would save parties time, effort and money.