The Lawyer Market Reports

The Lawyer publishes several special reports and in-depth features every year. Our market reports focus on regional and overseas issues, practice areas and business markets such as e-commerce, insolvency, property and alternative dispute resolution.

The UK 200 provides comprehensive statistics on turnover, profit per equity partner, cost per lawyer and much more while The Hot 100 is your chance to see the people who have excelled in their chosen fields over the past year. In-House Attitudes is the only comprehensive study of how the in-house legal function has adapted and evolved over time 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 third year and ranks the largest 100 locally-headquartered independent and 50 largest international firms by their regional headcount.

Latest ​reports


South East Asia Elite

The second edition of The Lawyer’s South East Asia Elite report singles out the most active regional players that are jostling for position to meet the challenges and opportunities promised.

  • Ranking of the largest 30 international firms by lawyer headcount in the ASEAN region
  • Analysis and benchmarking the regional footprints, resources, local penetration, business models, key jurisdiction and sector focuses of the top 30 international firms
  • Overview of the latest market developments, trends and impact of the challenging market conditions in 2015 on the top firms, as well as identifying some of the main pitfalls and difficulties for international firms’ business development and expansion
  • Lawyer and partner headcount details, growth, performance and strategies of the five leading home-grown international firms in the ASEAN region
  • 2015 M&A and infrastructure project finance legal advisers league tables
  • Country-by-country insight into the leading local and international firms in each of the ASEAN member states, in addition to the latest update on the jurisdiction’s legal landscapes
  • Individual firm profiles offering detailed study on the region’s top 10 international firms and the top five indigenous regional firms

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In-house lawyers have never been so powerful, but because they work in different companies they have never been able to compare their functions. They will now be able to:

  • Benchmark the size and reach of their legal team

  • Compare the law firms they use by specialism

  • Compare the chambers and barristers they use on disputes

  • See the spread of law firms on deals across the FTSE 100

This is the first market report in the LMI series, showcasing the wealth of data within LMI on client relationships and the bench strength on in-house departments.

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The Lawyer UK 200: Financial Management 2015

An analysis of operational trends and data relating to the financial management and debt positions of the top 200 firms, this report shines a light into how firms are becoming more efficient, how their debt is structured and how firms are using bank borrowings to fund strategic growth. 

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Litigation top 50

The 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

  • SE Asia Elite
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  • TL_Financial_Managment_Cover
  • Litigation top 50
  • Business Services UK 200
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  • 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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The Lawyer publishes twelve reports a year and these are always accompanied by an executive summary which will appear both in print via The Lawyer magazine and online at showcasing some of the key findings. This summary will provide any leading law firm with an opportunity to promote their expertise to the UK market in the form of either a print or digital advertisement and help them to:

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