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 Law Society's silence on the recent reduction in Practising Certificate fees for those on maternity leave and on low incomes is most peculiar.
Why is it not shouting from the roof-tops about this welcome change? On the maternity front, there are countless women who need to know. Indeed, in Northern Ireland there is an ongoing action with the NI Law Society about whether it is discriminatory to charge women on maternity leave the full fee.
The Association of Women Solicitors is most perplexed by the Law Society's silence on the matter. The Law Society press office says it was not told of the changes, but will now be delighted to publicise them. Comme ci, comme ca.