The UK's sophisticated economy has many drivers, with the financial and professional services industries as two of its pillars. Its legal sector stands out as world class and is relied upon not just by domestic businesses, but also by companies and individuals the world over.
A specialist criminal firm becomes wholly employee-owned, two regional firms merge to scale up and several US firms make up partners in London
Nearly 10 years after Burford Capital became the first-ever litigation funder to go public in the UK, Manolete Partners has announced it plans to IPO on AIM in mid-December
London-based Hodges Jones & Allen has become the first-ever wholly employee-owned UK law firm following a change in its ownership structure
Fieldfisher kicks off revenue reporting season, new CEOs are appointed at Shakespeare Martineau and Shoosmiths while DLA Piper shakes up its management team
The London team at Leaders League attended an early evening panel discussion on The Future of Cartels: Classes, Claims and Criminals jointly organised by Skadden, Charles River Associates and the Concurrences Review