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.
Top cases last year: Nationwide Organ Retention Litigation; Gregory v Scott; Yeshekel Arkin v (1) Borchard Lines Ltd (2) Zim Israel Navigation Co Ltd & ORS (2003); MMR/MR Vaccine litigation – sub nom Paul Sayers & ors v Smithkline Beecham Plc, (2) Smithkline Beecham & French Laboratories, (3) Merck & Co Inc & Ors, (4) Aventis Pasteur MSD Ltd & Ors (2003); Ruth Hatton & Ors v United Kingdom.
No of appearances in House of Lords: Six
No of appearances in the Court of Appeal: 30
Barrister to staff ratio: 1:0.22
Average hourly rates: Juniors £40-£200, Silks £200-£350