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US Top 50: Simpson Thacher tops RPL rankings for first time

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett generated more revenue per lawyer (RPL) on average in London last year than any other US firm in the City, The Lawyer can reveal. Last year the firm generated an average $1.93m from each of its 104 London lawyers. It is the first time that Simpson Thacher has headed the RPL […]

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US Top 50: Revenue tops $6bn for first time

Revenues generated by the 50 largest US law firms in the UK rose by 6.1 per cent in 2019, The Lawyer can exclusively reveal. Last year this group added a combined total fee income of $345.8m, taking the total from $5.678bn to turnover of just over $6bn. While impressive, this growth rate is less than […]

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US firms are promoting young Brits in greater numbers than ever

US firms are prioritising investment in London over anywhere else in the world, new data on recent partner promotions has confirmed. The UK capital was the second-most popular city for promotions among firms featured in The Lawyer’s US Top 50 report this year, and is the most popular city outside of the US in the […]

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Jones Day “frat boy” claims could put off potential joiners, survey shows

Allegations of Jones Day’s ‘frat-boy culture’ could be discouraging potential new recruits, according to The Lawyer’s attitudinal survey of the US Top 50 Firms in London which lists where lawyers would most – and least – like to work for. For the third year, The Lawyer surveyed the market, including trainees, NQs and associates about […]