The Lawyer’s newest product is the most comprehensive overview of the Asia-Pacific legal market yet produced. With rankings of the top 100 local law firms by lawyer headcount as well as analysis of the leading 50 international players in the region, it is essential reading for anyone interested in the strategic future of the world’s fastest growing legal market
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.