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
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.
I am sorry to see from Mr Ellingsworth's letter in your issue of 12 March 1996 that he has a low regard for solicitors in private practice. No doubt there are some who deserve this.
However, for the most part he is, I hope, wrong. Certainly my colleagues and I - when lecturing on professional development courses and the professional skills courses - encourage a positive and proactive approach, quoting in support the recent Mortgage Express case. Having been an in-house lawyer myself for some five and a half years, I know how valuable the objective counsel of a lawyer in private practice can be. Perhaps Mr Ellingsworth should move the work he puts out to private practice to another firm.