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.
It's not every day that a lawyer gets awarded The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Rosette by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan. But after spending nigh on 40 years fostering relations between the US and Japan, which included setting up and running an office in Tokyo, Baker & McKenzie's senior counsel Jack Beem would appear to be a deserving recipient of such an honour. Nevertheless, Tulkinghorn reckons Beem must be a bit upset at the choice of location for the prestigious presentation ceremony. For during the one year that Japan plays host to the world's biggest football competition, the powers that be have decided to leave the land of the World Cup to go instead to the Consulate General of Japan in Chicago.