The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
Professor Geraldine Van Bueren has won The Lawyer/Unicef Child Rights Lawyer Award. The award recognises outstanding legal performance to protect and promote children’s rights. Van Bueren helped to draft the UN’s Convention on the Rights of the Child, the UN Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of their Liberty and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ Guidelines on Refugee Children. Runners up were Professor Carolyn Hamilton of Essex University and Peter Harris, former Official Solicitor for England and Wales and senior research fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.