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.
Read today’s pithy opinion article on the topic from Al Giles, Axiom’s EMEA and Asia managing director, who argues that far from the law firm model being broken and the industry flat-lining, growth is alive and well and is simply, “hidden in the long shadows cast by the traditional paradigm that has (until now) defined the industry”.
Elsewhere this edition of The Lawyer Management also has news of the man spearheading Bird & Bird’s new HQ move. For years the technology firm has been one of the most expansionist in the City but until now that’s generally meant it has been busy opening up shop in far flung places like the Baltic. Not this week.
TwoBirds is to take up residence in one of the largest pre-lets that Great Portland Estates has ever handled, news that should be a solid morale builder for the firm and a sign that its operational teams are going to be kept hugely busy for the next few years, at least according to Bird & Bird’s COO John Drake.
And here are some of The Lawyer’s latest briefings, including a guide to dealing with metadata by Workshare and Informant on managing business intelligent reporting.