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Loading NIS directive 2.0 for higher cybersecurity protection

Given that the landscape of threats has significantly expanded, it comes as no surprise that the European Commission has proposed a revised version of the Directive concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union.

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Exclusive: US firms now dominate London mid-tier, UK200 shows

The largest US firms are now so entrenched in the UK legal market that they are collectively generating over £2bn annually and are major players in the 100 firms bringing in the most revenue from the UK. New research carried out for the first time for The Lawyer’s UK200 2014, released today (27 October 2014), […]

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UK 200 overview: Combined revenue of top 200 UK firms breaks through £20bn

A record-breaking year for the UK’s top law firms The last financial year was a record-breaker for the UK’s legal market. Revenue, profit and headcount numbers for the top 200 UK-headquartered firms were all at record levels in 2013/14. As the economy surges back to health, law firms are riding the wave. Revenue and profit […]

Who’s Who Legal names DLA Piper ‘Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year’

DLA Piper has been named ‘Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year’ by Who’s Who Legal for the firm’s commitment to maintaining a leading pro-bono practice and for providing phenomenal work in 2013. In 2013, DLA Piper handled 207,000 hours of pro-bono work for charities, individuals, social enterprises and United Nations and non-governmental agencies — more than any […]

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The UK Market Register: US firms storm the mid-market

Our new metric, including overseas-based firms, gives a very different picture of the UK legal market The UK 200 has redrawn the list of the top 100 largest firms in the UK by revenue to include the largest overseas-headquartered rivals. With this ranking, called the UK Market Register, a different picture emerges, with the battleground […]

BLP sets target to close its own gender gap as UK’s widens

This morning the World Economic Forum published its latest gender gap report, which makes sobering reading if you’re British – the UK has dropped out of the world’s top 20 for equality. The UK has done particularly badly in its ranking for equality among professional and technical workers, where it is ranked a lowly 66th […]

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