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.
The Lawyer's Web Week is a weekly commentary on legal activity on the web. This includes an overview of the best of the week's blogs. If you want to direct us to useful links, email email@example.com.
Everyone knows that you can walk into any bar in the US and instantly become a welcome member of the family. Like Cheers, where everybody knows your name.
Apart from you can't. Not in Boise, Idaho anyway. If you're a lawyer, you can have a look online at the menu of the No Lawyers Bar & Grill (http://no-lawyers.com), but it's probably not advisable to actually go into the establishment.
The lawyer theme runs throughout the menu. For example, the chips are called lawyer fries: "You know that lawyers don't have any! Some people call them Rocky Mtn, Oysters or Bull Fries. We lovingly call them lawyer fries. Served with hot mustard. $8.95."
The website boasts that the No Lawyers Bar came first in local paper Idaho Statesman's search for the best neighbourhood bar in the state.
Makes you wonder what the atmosphere is like in the bars that didn't win. Practising family law sounds a bit like being an extra on EastEnders, what with all the shouting and punch-ups.
So family lawyer JacquiG set up blog 'Bloody Relations' (http://bloodyrelations. blogspot.com) just to emphasise that point, describing it thus: "Where there's a relative there's a bloody good argument to be had. This blog is about UK family law."
But Jacqui casts a cynical eye over the family law scene, kicking the blog off with a joke: "What's the difference between God and a Family Court Judge? God doesn't think he's a Family Court Judge."