This post has been updated with The Lawyer’s 2020 ranking of the top 100 European law firms by revenue.

Total turnover for the top 100 European firms rose to €10.94bn (£9.6bn) in 2019. Of the 100 firms, 82 reported some turnover growth, including 20 with double-digit growth. Germany was again the strongest performer, with seven firms reporting growth of at least 10 per cent.

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to hit firms hard in 2020, with the vast majority of European firms operating a calendar financial year.

Further reading

Fidal bumped to third in European 100 as Garrigues retakes top spot

Combined revenue of European 100 keeps rising but 2020 outlook is bleak 

To find out more about The Lawyer’s 2020 European 100 report, please click here.

Top 100 law firms from the European 100, by revenue

Rank Firm Total revenue 2019 (€m)
1 Garrigues 381.4
2 Loyens & Loeff 343.9
3 Fidal 324
4 Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira 316.3
5 Hengeler Mueller* 278
6 Noerr 252.4
7 Uría Menéndez 252
8 BonelliErede 250
9 Rödl & Partner 235
10 Luther 218
11 Gleiss Lutz 217.5
12 Gide Loyrette Nouel 205
13 Arendt 199.3
14 Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek 194.7
15 Nauta Dutilh 175.2
16 Chiomenti 170
17 De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek 168
18 A&L Goodbody 165
19 Arthur Cox 163.5
20 Flick Gocke Schaumburg 158
21 Matheson 156.8
22 Stibbe 154.8
23 Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners 152
24 Görg 150
25 Kromann Reumert 137.9
26 McCann FitzGerald 137
27 Pirola Pennuto Zei 132.9
28 Mannheimer Swartling 132.2
29 Beiten Burkhardt 130
30 Vinge 126.7
31 Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners 126
32 Houthoff 123.8
33 Roschier 120
34 Bredin Prat 118
35 Bech- Bruun 111.1
36 Schjødt 109.7
36 Wikborg Rein 109.7
38 Lenz & Staehelin 108.7
39 Gorrissen Federspiel 102.1
40 Homburger 100.6
41 Thommessen 99.1
42 Bar & Karrer 98
43 Walder Wyss Ltd 97.1
44 William Fry 96.5
45 Legance 95
46 Plesner 94.2
47 Elvinger Hoss Prussen 91
48 Schellenberg Wittmer 89
49 Wiersholm 86.3
50 Mason Hayes & Curran 85
51 Schoenherr 84.5
52 AKD 84.2
53 P+P Pöllath + Partner 80.5
54 Schultze & Braun 80
55 De Pardieu Brocas Maffei 78.9
56 Wolf Theiss 78
57 BAHR 77.5
58 NCTM 75
59 GSK Stockmann 73.5
60 Gómez-Acebo & Pombo 70.3
61 August Debouzy 69
61 Niederer Kraft Frey 69
63 Bruun & Hjejle 67.8
64 Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier 66
65 Hannes Snellman 62.8
66 Morais Leitão Galvão Teles Soares da Silva & Associados 61
67 Setterwalls 60.5
68 PLMJ 59.4
69 Van Doorne 59.1
70 Capstan Avocats 59
71 Graf von Westphalen 58.8
71 Simonsen Vogt Wiig 58.8
73 Horten 57
74 FPS Fritze Wicke Seelig 56.2
75 Vieira de Almeida 56
76 Becker Büttner Held 55.8
77 Racine 55
78 Kapellmann und Partner 54.6
79 SANDS 53.9
80 LPA- CGR Avocats 49.6
81 Pestalozzi 49.4
82 SKW Schwarz 48.2
83 Castrén & Snellman 47.7
84 Vischer 45.8
85 Selmer 45.2
86 Arntzen de Besche 44.8
87 Heussen 44
88 Dillon Eustace 43
89 Jeantet Associés 42.7
90 Lindahl 42.1
91 Borenius 41.7
92 De Gaulle Fleurance 41.2
93 Haavind 40.6
93 Kluge 40.6
95 Cerha Hempel 40
95 Krogerus 40
97 Delphi 36.2
98 UGGC Avocats 34.5
99 Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick 33
100 Dorda 31