UK Legal

Focused on the UK 200 and the evolving national market including the Big Four accountancy firms and largest law companies

Latest Reports

The UK 200: The Independents 2022

This report contains

  • the second half of the top 200 UK firms (101-200) ranked by firmwide revenue
  • analysis on the challenges facing this segment of the market
  • interactive firm specific profiles for the Independents including data on their financials, business mix and operations.
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by  Matt Byrne, Richard Simmons, Nikhil Raj, Vitesa Fetahu, Rachel Moloney, Adam Mawardi, Christian Smith, Jessica Boak, Edin Imsirovic, Lucie Cruz, Maria Ward-Brennan, Annabel Tinson, Katy Dowell, Alex Taylor
November 2022

It is definitely legal, but is it right? How firms take on clients after Ukraine

This report contains:-

  • an analysis of how private law firms reacted to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
  • an overview of 336 responses to The Lawyer’s survey about how law firms’ employees feel about their firms representing certain clients
  • quotes from associates and partners at private law firms.
by  Richard Simmons, Nikhil Raj, Vitesa Fetahu
April 2022

The In-house Legal Sentiment Survey – Part II

An examination of client perceptions of external counsel regarding:

  • Changing expectations around fees and transparency
  • Importance of cultural factors when choosing external counsel
  • Client ratings of firms’ quality of service
by  Jesse Middleton
June 2021

Sports law teams in the UK

Read this report to find out:

  • Which of the Top 100 UK firms have the largest sports law teams?
  • The Premier League’s in-house teams and their relationships with law firms
  • Private equity’s entry into the sports arena
by  Richard Simmons, Alex Taylor, Mikaela Sabado
June 2021