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.
US law firms are throwing their weight behind Democratic candidate John Kerry by contributing more than a quarter of a million dollars to the presidential challenger’s campaign funds. Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has emerged as the top contributor to Kerry’s campaign, giving $105,650 (£58,824). Of Kerry’s top 10 fundraisers, four are law firms, including Piper Rudnick which has given $77,050 (£42,900), Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo which has donated $72,050 (£40,116), and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld which has stumped up $45,550 (£25,361).