Suspended Axiom Ince partner files claim against SRA

A suspended partner from Axiom Ince has filed a lawsuit against the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and its intervention agent, Gordons. Shyam Mistry was one of three partners who was suspended from Axiom Ince earlier this month as he was accused of failing “to comply with the rules made under sections 31 and 32” of […]

Morton Fraser to merge with MacRoberts as Scottish mid-sizers consolidate

Scottish firms Morton Fraser and MacRoberts are going ahead with one of the longest-discussed mergers in the history of the Scottish legal market, The Lawyer can exclusively reveal. The deal is broadly seen as a merger of equals, at least in terms of revenue size. In last year’s The Independents UK 200 report, Morton Fraser […]

UK Top 50 2023

Revealed: UK Top 50 2023

The total fee income generated by the UK’s 50-largest firms hit a new record in 2022/23, despite many firms conceding that the trading conditions during the year were among the most challenging they have ever faced. The top 50 firms ranked by global revenue generated a total of £30.8bn last year, up by 8 per […]

European Awards 2022

The Lawyer European Awards 2023: Shortlist revealed

The Lawyer’s European Awards is back for the 14th year in a row to crown the crème de la crème of the European legal market. More than 250 entries from 120 firms and organisations have been submitted as the battle begins to claim one or more of the 27 prizes that are up for grabs. […]