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.
The House of Lords are considering whether to give leave for appeal in a Vat case. The case centres on the zero-rating and non-exemption of drugs, medical appliances and assistance to the handicapped. The HM Customs & Excise stance was successfully challenged by a group headed by the British United Provident Association. Now HM Customs & Excise is seeking to take its challenge, that such supplies should be zero-rated, to the Lords. The Law Lords have put their decision on hold, giving the British United Provident Association an opportunity to object to the moves by the Vat men.