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Focused on issues facing the most active UK and US law firms in the City of London
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Focused on the UK 200 and the evolving national market including the Big Four accountancy firms and largest law companies
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Focused on the largest global and UK litigation and arbitration practices and top UK Chambers
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Latest Reports

Cleary Gottlieb: Under the skin of a firm playing catch-up

This report contains:

  • an analysis of the reality of Cleary Gottlieb’s growth trajectory in London since 2014
  • an overview of challenges faced by the top global firms which are pursuing similar growth strategies
  • a discussion on Cleary’s distinctive practice area mix, highlighting its substantial focus on antitrust cases.
June 2024

UK Top 50 partner promotions

This report includes:

  • analysis of partner promotions at the UK Top 50 firms since 2020
  • insight into regional promotion trends
  • a look at the progress towards gender parity in partner promotions
  • data on the practice areas experiencing the highest number of promotions.
July 2024

The European 100’s newest managing partners

This report includes:

  • an analysis of 18 European 100 firms that have seen new managing partners since the start of 2023
  • a consultant’s top tips for an MP-t0-be
  • an overview of the trends in the European 100 leadership selection
July 2024

Litigation Tracker: Q1 2024 (Claims)

This dashboard:

  • contains an overview of the claims at a selection of courts in the UK.
  • allows you to compare activity at the courts in Q2 2024 against Q2 2023.
July 2024