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US Top 50 and Q2 2017 Litigation Tracker: The latest market reports from The Lawyer

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.

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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 Litigation 50

The Global Litigation Top 50 ranks the largest 50 firms in the world by litigation and arbitration revenue and also tracks headcount trends across the world’s leading litigation hotspots. The report also includes highly detailed insights (including many direct from the firms in the ranking) on key disputes trends.

This year’s Global Litigation Top 50 report focuses on the inexorable rise of technology across all stages of the litigation process. The market for these services is currently booming while over the past decade, and particularly over the past three-to-five years, the world’s leading litigation practices have been driving forward a plethora of tech-enabled initiatives to enhance the delivery of their legal services to clients.

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Q2 2017 Court Rankings

The Litigation Tracker Q2 2017 report is a definitive guide to court activity last quarter. Based on the forensic analysis of over 500 judgments in fifteen major courts, the report explores which litigants firms, partners, chambers and barristers have been most active and, importantly, who instructed whom.

The report also analyses trends with respect to where litigation work is coming from, be that on a sector or country level. It also explores what the legal implications are of some of the most important judgments last quarter. This report also includes profiles of Linklaters, Clyde & Co and Eversheds, all of which worked on particularly notable cases in Q2. These profiles include insight from the partners involved on the ramifications of important judgments.

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Asia Pacific 100

The Asia Pacific 100 2017 report consists of 80 pages of exclusive data and analysis on the region’s 100 largest firms. It is the most comprehensive guide to the top legal advisers in the region’s key markets.

It provides useful information for international firms that are looking to expand into the region or seeking to establish relationship with the leading independent firms, and for in-house legal heads who want to have a better grip on the local and international counsel’s resources, geographical coverage, practice focuses and growth strategy for in Asia Pacific region.

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Global 200

The Global 200 is the first market report to rank the world’s 200 largest firms by revenue; the 2017 edition builds on 2016 data to track the progress of global law firms’ growth strategies.

The report identifies the firms with the highest concentration of partners in a range of disciplines worldwide and individual jurisdictions and offices. Every partner currently working in this group of 200 has been logged in detail, a total in excess of 60,000 partners. The research team has detailed each partner, their office location, practice area and gender.

Using comparative data from 2016, the report also reveals which global centres are the most lawyered and where the biggest personnel investment is happening. 

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European 100

The European 100 2017 is the eighth edition of the only data-led report focused on Europe’s independent law firms. It identifies trends and growth across the Continent’s major markets. Each of the 100 firms are fully profiled with information on financials, headcount and strategy. The report also compares firms within their region and with the rest of the Continental market. 

This year’s report contains up-to-date data on the size of the top 50 international firms in Europe, identifying the jurisdictions with the most partners and in which practice areas global firms are investing.

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US Top 50

The US Top 50 report is the first ever ranking of the 50 largest US firms in the UK. This report extends the annual International Top 30 report, which for more than a decade has tracked the largest UK operations of overseas-headquartered firms.

Unlike other rankings this is the only report to be led by the revenues generated by the London and UK offices of the top US firms. But this year the focus will be as much on the career pathways of associates in the UK offices of US firms as on the revenues, deals and strategies of this dynamic group.

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Litigation tracker: Q1 2017 Court Rankings

This report analyses the 612 cases across fifteen English courts that reached judgment in Q1 2017. It follows The Lawyer’s inaugural 2016 Court Rankings report released in February 2017, which for the first time measured activity by law firms and chambers in English courts.

Of course, three months is a relatively short period in the world of litigation, where individual cases can sometimes last for many months. That said the analysis of the 600+ recorded judgments in this short period does highlight some interesting trends. It also uncovers some new relationships between litigants, firms and chambers and gives an indication of rising activity levels of certain companies.

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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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All ​reports

  • Asia-Pacific 100_Cover_2017
  • Global_200_Cover 2017
  • Euro_100_Cover-2017
  • US Top 50 2017 Cover
  • Q1_2017_Litigation_Tracker cover
  • The_Global_200_Real Estate_2017_Cover
  • 2016_Litigation Tracker Cover
  • 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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