2019 – UK Top 200 Law Firms

17 October 2019

The Lawyer has announced the top 200 UK law firms by revenue in their most recent UK 200 Report.

In a year hallmarked by global political and economic turbulence and whispers of an impending recession, these firms’ financial results seem to defy the odds. Research into the business trends of these firms suggest that well managed and well hedged firms are positioned to successfully navigate through this uncertainty and benefit from new opportunities it creates.

As October 31st looms, it remains to be seen the impact Brexit will have on the legal services market. It is perhaps unsurprising that most UK law firms predict an increase in workload and revenue in the short-term. Regulatory advice is likely to be key driver of this increase, as UK businesses, or foreign businesses operating in the UK, seek to clarify the new rules of the game. However, the long-term impacts are not so clear.

As the UK 200 Report data shows, 91.4 percent of the entire revenue of the top 100 firms was generated by firms in the top half of the ranking. These firms are likely to continue to see growth due to the international nature of their operations and the continued attractiveness of the UK as the capital raising, banking and insurance hub of Europe. Those towards the end of the list, however, will need to plan carefully and remain agile to take full advantage of new opportunities, and avoid unforeseen consequences of Brexit on the UK legal services market.

Here’s the top 10 list from The Lawyer. Head to their website for the complete list.

Source: Thelawyer.com

 

Change is opportunity, and we’ve changed the way you can connect with new opportunities. We work with many of the top 200 UK firms to provide you with the best positions in the market, and if you land the job through us, we’ll give you a healthy 5% bonus on your first-year Associate salary. Check out Route1’s openings for DLA Piper, Clifford Chance, Herbert Smith Freehills and more at https://www.route1.co/roles.

About

We have big ambitions to permanently change the way people hire and get hired, both in the legal and other white collar sectors, using GDPR compliant, content-rich, value-added recruitment techniques. We place transparency, charity, and candidate control at the heart of our model.

Route1 was founded in the UK in 2015 and is headquartered in London. Our founders and investors include experienced lawyers, digital entrepreneurs, recruitment consultants and HR professionals.

Route1 is an award winning marketplace for legal talent. For any questions, please contact our Engagement Team or visit our Contact Us page for more information.

More Insights

Conversion rate - What's Yours?

3 Tips to Improve Productivity Quotient

Deal or No Deal: Brexit and M&A

Why Lawyers Shouldn't Fear AI

Our Partners