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.
Lawyers are no doubt sick to death of jokes about the word ‘solicitor’ and its connection with that other age-old profession, prostitution.
A lawyer in the US, though, this year lived up to the title after being charged with solicitation. The lawyer, a former county prosecutor, allegedly offered to have sex with a 19-year-old client to enable her to clear her bill. The client apparently asked about payment options for her bill, and the lawyer is alleged to have said: “You can pay me with sex or money. I prefer option one.”