Dedicated issues


UK 200 overview: Combined revenue of top 200 UK firms breaks through £20bn


The last financial year was a record-breaker for the UK’s legal market with revenue, profit and headcount numbers for the top 200 UK-headquartered firms all at record levels. 


The UK Market Register: US firms storm the mid-market

27-Oct-2014 | By Joshua Freedman

The UK Market Register shows the extent to which US firms, notably Baker & McKenzie, Latham & Watkins and White & Case, are now entrenched in the UK legal market.

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UK 200 The bar: Flourishing in the Inns


The bar saw growth across the board but is rapidly segmenting into three distinct groupings

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Take control of your own career progression

7-Sep-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

Shiny faces, shiny shoes, shiny resolutions. The first proper week back from the summer holiday is often about putting into practice everything you’ve been mulling over in a rainy gîte: hence our themed issue on career choices, and how to take control of your own progression. 

The Lawyer Salary Survey 2015

Revealed: gender gap in lawyers' salaries persists as men pick up bigger pay rises

16-Jun-2015 | By The Lawyer editorial staff

Despite efforts by the legal profession to focus on diversity, the gender gap in pay remains pronounced with a £24,000 difference in average salaries, The Lawyer research has shown.

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The Lawyer’s Salary Survey

15-Jun-2015 | By Richard Simmons

The Lawyer ’s first Salary Survey covers lawyers’ pay, base salaries, bonuses, benefits and pay satisfaction, as well as their wider career satisfaction and aspirations. We have unearthed eye-opening information about the effects on earnings of location, sector, experience and, of course, gender.

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AsiaPac 150

Asia Pacific 150 2014: Year of the indie

30-Jun-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

After the first flush of enthusiasm, international firms are reassessing their position in Asia Pacific, while the locals go for growth 

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India: Modi operandi

30-Jun-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Political chaos has deterred foreign investors, but lawyers hope new prime minister Narendra Modi can create a more business-friendly environment

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The Lawyer Management Guide 2014

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Business development & marketing: Divide and rule


Marketing and BD teams need to sell lower-cost or disaggregated legal services to clients – both external and internal

Human Resources & talent management

HR & talent management: Bending the rules


Recruiting, managing and incentivising a flexible workforce may be challenging, but both the firm and the individual benefit

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European 100 2014

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The European 100 2014: Seeds of change

12-May-2014 | By Joanne Harris

It’s been a hard slog, but European firms are finally growing, with combined turnover up by €200m to hit €8.2bn in 2013


The European 100 2014: Global calling


For the first time, The European 100 takes a look at the international firms operating in Europe

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The European 100 2014, firms 1-5


INDEX Garrigues Fidal Loyens & Loeff Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira Hengeler Mueller

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Cyber Security 2013


Cyber security: Lawyers are the weakest link

28-Oct-2013 | By Jonathan Ames

With threats ranging from hacktivists to Chinese spies, it’s time for law firms to get their data security act together


Cyber security: A warning from the watchdog

28-Oct-2013 | By Jonathan Ames

Lawyers are among the most vulnerable to information breaches, according to the Information Commissioner’s Office

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Cyber security: In search of cyber confidence


Work with cyber threats rather than being paralysed by them, says CSC’s Sam Visner

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Overview: The business case

31-Mar-2014 | By Joanne Harris

A dynamic new generation of sub-Saharan lawyers is helping to guide the continent towards economic expansion


South Africa: Down and clout

31-Mar-2014 | By Margaret Taylor, Joanne Harris

South Africa’s status as the biggest and most developed legal market in the continent means it is still the destination of choice for foreign tie-ups


Southern Africa: Neighbourhood watch

31-Mar-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Often overshadowed by their bigger and more affluent neighbour South Africa, the southern states of the continent are starting to show their mettle

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Futurology 2013

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The year the future arrived

16-Dec-2013 | By Catrin Griffiths

In September this year The Lawyer devoted an entire issue to futurology. What would the legal profession look like in 2020? We made specific predictions around UK market consolidation and law firm collapses, a radical change in resourcing structures and growing demands from in-house lawyers.


Back to the future: Looking back to 2008 video


How did leading figures see the market of 2013 emerging?


2018: ABSs to dominate insurance sector video


Within a decade there will be three global insurance firms dominating  the sector

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