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 insane optimism trophy: Richards Butler's US merger hunt; Eversheds' insistence that it prefers culture to profit.
The idiot PR medal: Hogan, for locating Tokyo in China.
The scare-the-bar award: The DCA saying new QCs had to show "an understanding of diversity and cultural issues", be "aware of their own limitations" and be able to "motivate, listen to and work with other members of the team".