The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
Despite salary increases for US in-house lawyers and a continuing trend by companies to employ more in-house lawyers, companies have still managed to cut overall legal costs, according to a Price Waterhouse survey. It found that salaries for in-house lawyers rose by 5.8 per cent last year, and that 90 per cent of companies surveyed were recruiting or thinking of recruiting more lawyers, but many companies have been successful in controlling overall in-house costs by bringing more work in-house and bargaining hard on fees with external lawyers.