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.
Tulkinghorn was chatting to a young Australian associate from Herbert Smith the other day and up cropped the perennially problematic issue of visas and how difficult it is to get one. "Lucky for you," said Tulkinghorn, "that you have the might of Herbert Smith's immigration specialists to assist you with your application."
Not so! The poor dear informed him that she had almost been forced to go all the way back to Oz after certain individuals at the firm stuffed up her application. Apparently it was a mix-up between HR and the immigration lawyers, but it came very close to going pear-shaped. Dear oh dear.