Equip your business development team with the most complete tool in the UK’s litigation industry. This report is a vital tool for law firms, chambers and suppliers in the UK’s litigation industry.

  • Evaluate the most active barristers and partners.
  • Gain granular insight into who holds the greatest instructing power in the industry.
  • Understand where litigation work is coming from, be that with respect to sectors, countries or types of litigation.

At your fingertips:

Analysis of the 550+ cases across fifteen English courts that reached judgment in Q1 2018.

The analysis in this period highlights some interesting trends, uncovering some new relationships between litigants, firms and chambers and gives an indication of rising activity levels of certain companies. Part of this research includes which sectors are contribute the largest number of commercial litigants and the location of non-UK litigants, as shown by the following graphs:

Number of commercial litigants segmented by sectors in Q1 2018


Location of non-UK litigants in Q1 2018


What’s inside this report?

Notable cases: A summary of the ten cases that reached judgment in Q1 18 and their implications for the legal industry

League tables: Covering the most active firms, partners, chambers and barristers in Q1 18, by number of cases and case days

Court by court analysis: A summary of the most notable cases as well as the most active firms, barristers and chambers by court in Q1 18

Practice area focus – Tax: An analysis of the current trends in tax litigation including interviews with Macfarlanes and Pump Court Tax Chambers

Firm insight: Hear from A&O global Head of Litigation Karen Seward on where the firm is seeing growth, its current expansion plans and how the firm utilises technology

All data in this report is extracted from The Lawyer Litigation Tracker, a searchable database of recorded judgments in 15 UK courts dating back to 2015. This database is also available for purchase.