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.
The magic circle is falling short in the diversity stakes when it comes to female partners, with all four seeing less than 10 per cent of their equity falling into female hands.
As part of its UK 200 Annual Report, The Lawyer asked firms how many of their partners and equity partners were female. The top scorer overall was South West firm Morgan Cole, although with 30 per cent of its partnership being female and 37 per cent of its equity held by women, the balance is still far from being equal.
The magic circle figures are lower. Just 15 per cent of Allen & Overy's 449 partners are female, while of the 354 equity partners, 14 per cent are women.
At Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer the figures are 13 per cent in both cases, while 14 per cent of Linklaters' partnership is female, with the figure dropping to 12 per cent for the equity partnership. At Clifford Chance 15 per cent of the 617-lawyer partnership and 11 per cent of the 394-strong equity partnership is female.