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.
Kirkland & Ellis prides itself on having a flat management structure, but it would seem this strategy has gone out with the trash when it comes to the swish new offices at that London landmark the Gherkin.
Lawyers at the US firm have been getting their knickers in a twist about, of all things, furniture and fittings. It would seem that share partners get to pick their own furniture while everybody else has to put up with what they're given. Straight from the George Bush book on democracy, but hey, you could do worse than Ikea.
"If you want to piss in the long grass with the big boys, you can forget about paternity leave."
Which US firm's partner is taking flexible working arrangements very seriously?