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.
Ever a catalyst of progress in the legal world, City firms took note of The Lawyer's In-House Interview last month (24 July), in which Bristol City Council legal head Stephen McNamara took a swipe at their macho, long-hours culture.
But one firm rejected the charge entirely. So sure, in fact, of its innocence is a senior partner at the unnamed firm, that he has invited McNamara to spend a day in its London office, offering one of his own partners as a swopsie.
"Its a serious offer," he explained to McNamara in his invitation email, "but we are just about macho enough to take a rejection..."