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 Office for the Supervision of Solicitors (OSS) is investigating complaints against Peter McCormick, senior partner of Leeds firm McCormicks and Manchester firm Freeman & Co
The complaints have been made by the National Civil Rights Movement and centre on conduct arising from the trials of Leeds United footballers Lee Bowyer and Jonathan Woodgate. Freeman & Co acted for Woodgate, and McCormick became personally embroiled in the trial following allegations that he persuaded a witness to lie. McCormick strongly denied the allegations in court.