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.
British legal recruitment firm Badenoch & Clark has been bought by US giant AccuStaff Inc for an estimated £50m. Neither company will reveal the purchase price, but The Lawyer understands it was between £40 and £50m. AccuStaff Inc is the world's fourth largest staffing services company and Badenoch & Clark is its first acquisition outside of North America. Badenoch & Clark managing director Deirdra Moynihan said it had actively been looking for a buyer and the deal would allow the company to expand in the UK and beyond.