The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... 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.
Reed Smith's year-end figures before its merger with Richards Butler have revealed an increase in revenue of 14 per cent to $644m (£331.34m) in 2006. This year the firm is aiming for a 40 per cent growth in revenue to hit $900m (£463.05m). The figure takes into account the mergers with Richards Butler, which is predicted to rake in an extra $120m (£61.74m), and Chicago firm Sachnoff & Weaver, whose 140 lawyers have an estimated revenue of around $80m (£41.16m), which means organic growth is expected to top $60m (£30.87m).