The Lawyer publishes several special reports and in-depth features every year. These market reports focus on the business of law in the UK and globally, with granular detail on financial performance, team strength, strategic and operational efficiency and client representation, plus practice focus on litigation and real estate. You can find out some key findings from our 2016 reports here.

The UK 200 provides comprehensive statistics on turnover, diversity, business management, profit per equity partner, cost per lawyer and much more while the Business Leadership guide is a 'must-have' for any provider that wants to know what its clients are really thinking. Asia-Pacific 150 is now in its fourth year and ranks the largest 100 locally-headquartered independent and 50 largest international firms by their regional headcount. Scroll down to view the full portfolio.

Latest ​reports

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The Lawyer Litigation Tracker is out now... How will it help you to predict forthcoming trends in cases?

In this short video, The Lawyer Editor Catrin Griffiths and Research Director Thomas Sturge discuss the Litigation Tracker which unearths vital data for barristers, chambers directors, litigation partners and business development teams in law firms.

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Global 200: Real Estate 2017

The Global 200: Real Estate report builds on last year’s Global 200 report, which tracked every single partner in the world’s 200 largest firms by revenue, identifying each partner's office location, gender and practice area.

This ground-breaking data allowed us to reveal the top firms’ bench strength in areas such as corporate, finance, IP/IT, litigation and real estate for the first time.

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The 2016 Court Rankings

Firms and chambers will be able to chart their court appearances for the first time with the launch of The Lawyer Litigation Tracker's Court Rankings.

Drawing on data from over 5,000 recorded judgments in English civil courts from 2015 and 2016, The Court Rankings report ranks 50 law firms and  20 chambers by court, sector and type of dispute.

In addition, the report will reveal the most important relationships at the heart of the UK litigation industry. It will detail the law firms most frequently instructed by the most litigious companies and the barristers most frequently instructed by these firms.

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UK 200: Financial Management

The UK 200: Financial Management report offers a detailed analysis of operational trends and data relating to the financial management and debt positions of many of the top 200 firms in the UK. This year, we've seen how lock-up is at an all time low, while debt is a worthy investment and practice-building tool.

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UK 200: Business Services

The second edition of the UK 200 Business Services report focuses on the hottest area of business services: technology. The past year has seen an explosion of new tech aimed at the legal market, most obviously artificial intelligence-related products. But how seismic are these changes in reality?

This year’s UK 200 Business Services will highlight some of the key technology-related developments with a series of cases studies and exclusive research into the level of investment currently being made by firms into tech and the results they are seeing, as new technology moves up the strategic agenda. Underpinning the data and trends the report will assess the impact on business services teams.

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The Lawyer FTSE 100

As in-house lawyers continue their rise within the profession, The Lawyer FTSE100 2016 is the most comprehensive guide to the dynamics within this key group of companies. The FTSE100 benchmarks companies by legal team headcount, sector and gender diversity. It is the only guide that has comparative data on litigation, deals and M&A fees on the UK’s leading companies.

Builds on The Lawyer’s first market report into the FTSE 100 in 2015. Since last year there have been new entrants on the list and a series of new appointments as general counsel. It is therefore the only available analysis of the legal activities of the 100 most important companies operating in the UK. The FTSE100 report updates all litigation and deals activity 

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Global Litigation Top 50

The Global Litigation Top 50 ranks the largest 50 firms in the world by the litigation and arbitration revenue they generate. We look at financial metrics such as total revenue, revenue per litigation partner and revenue per litigation lawyer and litigation revenue per jurisdiction as well as headcount trends across the time period for which we have data.

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All ​reports

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  • Cover_The 2016 Court Rankings
  • UK200 Financial Management Cover 2016
  • UK200 Business Services Cover 3
  • LMI FTSE 100 Cover 2016
  • Global Litigation 50_Cover 2016
  • UK200_Cover_Top100
  • UK200_Cover_Independents
  • UK 200_Workspace trends 2016
  • China_Elite_2016_Cover
  • Asia-Pacific 150_Cover_2016
  • Global_200_Cover_2016
  • Cover Euro 100 2016
  • Cover_International Top 30 firms in London-1
  • Lex 2016-03-29 at 09.46.51
  • SE Asia Elite
  • TL_FTSE-100_Cover_2015
  • TL_Financial_Managment_Cover
  • Litigation top 50
  • Business Services UK 200
  • The-lawyer-UK200-Diversity-Report2
  • uk top 100
  • The Lawyer UK 200 The Independents 2015
  • China Elite 2015
  • The Lawyer UK 200 Real Estate Report 2015
  • Asia pac 150
  • Business Leadership
  • Workplace Benefits
  • In House Attitudes
  • Euro 100
  • Top 30 International Firms
  • Africa Elite
  • South East Asia
  • Litigation
  • Doing Business Arab World

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