The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... Read more
An exhaustive analysis of the UK market including every firm in the top 200 ranked, analysed and benchmarked, UK chambers ranked by turnover, revenue per barrister and which international firms are most active in the UK.
Last week, textiles company Designers Guild and its law firm Blackburn-based Taylors finally had a conditional fee arrangement (CFA) upheld in the House of Lords. The Clerk of Parliaments - the Lords' equivalent of a costs judge - ruled in February 2002 that Designers Guild, which had won a copyright infringement case in the Lords, could not recoup costs because the CFA was invalid. This is because, at that point, the House of Lords had not introduced procedures to handle it. First revealed on www. thelawyer.com/lawyernews on 11 March