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.
It was refreshing to receive my copy of The Lawyer and discover that the front page led with a story about Birmingham, albeit about competition moving on to my turf.
Birmingham is thriving and we are ready for the challenge that US firms are going to pose. It was only a matter of time before they began spreading up from London to Birmingham, which many consider to be the second legal city of the UK, and we are prepared to take them on.
The professionalism, high specialist standards and client loyalty here is second to none and US lawyers may be shocked to find that it could be harder to establish themselves here than in London, which has always had a transient population.