Disputes

Focused on the largest global and UK litigation and arbitration practices and top UK Chambers

Retail disputes: The future of a market transformed

This report contains

  • Information about retailers listed in the FTSE 350 Index
  • perceived key risks they face, as well as their litigation activity
  • case analysis utilising data from The Lawyer’s Litigation Tracker since 2015.
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Poldark
by  Alex Taylor
May 2022

Allen & Overy case study: Under the hood of a magic circle litigation practice

This report contains:-

  • an analysis of Allen & Overy’s litigation revenue between 2013 and 2020
  • an overview of the litigation practice at the four magic circle firms
  • an overview of the partner promotions and associate seniority in A&O’s litigation practice.
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Poldark
by  Alex Taylor
April 2022

Technology and Construction – Which law firms are litigating in the UK’s infrastructure space?

This report contains:

  • a look at the number of decisions handed down in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) during the past seven years
  • insights into the strategies deployed by the TCC during the Covid-19 pandemic, which allowed it to continue running hearings smoothly
  • a description of further changes in the TCC’s work, including the crucial change to the minimum financial threshold for claims to be heard in London, which is set to quadruple
  • rankings and analysis of the key firms and chambers acting in the TCC over the past seven years.
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Poldark
by  Alex Taylor
February 2022

UK Litigation 50 — Attitudinal and Strategy Report

Included in this report:

  • The partner headcount among the 50 firms in this year’s report grew by 10.6 per cent last year to hit a new record of 2,818.
  • Firms continue to keep their powder dry ahead of an expected wave of litigation set to arise from the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • London’s status as a disputes hub is in no doubt. 2021 saw 855 judgments involving the UK Litigation 50 tracked by the The Lawyer Litigation Tracker. This figure is comparable to any pre-pandemic year.
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Poldark
by  Alex Taylor
January 2022

FTSE 350: The firms and sectors that matter most

 

  • Five year trends in litigation involving the FTSE 350
  • Sectoral analysis – Banking & Financial Services, Retail and Insurance in focus
  • Sector-specific law firm rankings
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by  Beatriz Veyrat
October 2021

The Global Litigation 50

Our annual analysis of the Top Global Litigation 50’s performance. Included in the report are :

  • Five-year litigation headcount and revenue trends
  • Jurisdictional analysis – California, London and Singapore in focus
  • ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance focus
  • Global Litigation 50 rankings
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by  Beatriz Veyrat
September 2021

Litigation Tracker Q2 2021

  • Access in-depth activity information for the main courts during Q2 2021, including the quarter’s most significant judgments.
  • Claims activity rockets in H1 2021, confirming year on year growth
  • Notable judgments handed down in Q2
  • Bar Moves in Q2

 

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by  Beatriz Veyrat
July 2021

The international arbitration universe

Examination of international and UK arbitration includes:

  • International arbitration centre caseload statistics
  • Analysis of arbitration cases in UK courts
  • Global distribution of arbitration partners and relationship analysis of law firms and the Bar
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by  Jesse Middleton
June 2021

Claimant firms: where they’ve been and where they’re going

Examining biggest players and up-and-comers in group actions, including:

  • PQE and talent pipeline analysis
  • Group action data from UK courts
  • Claimant firm profiles, with insight from senior personnel
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Poldark
by  Alex Taylor
May 2021

Litigation Tracker Q1 2021

  • Access in-depth activity information for the main courts during Q1 2021, including the quarter’s most notable cases and barristers.
  • Notable judgments handed down in Q1,
  • Bar Moves in Q1

 

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by  Beatriz Veyrat
April 2021

Employment disputes: growth after Covid

A picture of the post-Covid employment disputes landscape, with data on mounting claims numbers, judgments and firms’ investment into contentious employment practices.

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by  Jesse Middleton
April 2021

Litigation Tracker – Q4 2020

Q4 2020’s most notable cases and barristers and a look into the year’s main developments such as the debate surrounding the Lugano Convention.

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by  Beatriz Veyrat
January 2021