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.
David Craig rightly pointed out that EC legislation may help sacked employees aged 65 or over challenge dismissals, but it is unlikely to help job seekers aged over 40 overcome ageism (The Lawyer 20 October).
The Government has given up legislation promises, hiding behind a proposed code of practice. Employers prefer to recruit cheaper, younger, and less experienced employees, while job agencies hide discrimination through reference to post-qualification experience. Client needs are important, and while I do not suggest your advertisers commit commercial suicide, do any of them try to change attitudes?