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.
Boys will be boys and immigration judge Toby Davey has always had a fondness for fireworks. But a short while ago his innocent and not unimpressive pranks, involving the construction and unleashing of fireworks, took a turn that casts some light on how 21st century people view life and death. Or at least, what happens between life and death. Before I indulge you with the facts, consider the background. Toby was witness to the throwing of a person's ashes into the sea. Unfortunately, due to a heavy gale on the English coast they were simply blown back in his face. However, determined not to be outdone, and spurred on by friends and clients, he hit upon the idea of placing the ashes of one's nearest and dearest into a firework and unleashing it into the heavens.