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.

UK: A Centre of Legal Excellence

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.

Magic Circle firm Allen & Overy has hired public international law specialist Suzanne Spears

Allen & Overy Adds Public International Law Partner to Growing Arbitration Practice

Magic Circle firm Allen & Overy has hired public international law specialist Suzanne Spears

HFW has hired project finance specialist Andrew Thomas from Hunton Andrews Kurth in London

HFW Adds 23rd Lateral Partner Hire of the Year with New Recruit in London

HFW has hired project finance specialist Andrew Thomas from Hunton Andrews Kurth in London

Partners at Pitmans and Bircham Dyson Bell have overwhelmingly voted in favour of merging their two firms

Pitmans and Bircham Dyson Bell Merger Approved

Partners at Pitmans and Bircham Dyson Bell have overwhelmingly voted in favour of merging their two firms

London-headquartered 700-lawyer international firm Fieldfisher has officially combined with 60-lawyer Spanish firm JAUSAS

Fieldfisher’s Rapid International Expansion Culminates in Spanish Tie-up

London-headquartered 700-lawyer international firm Fieldfisher has officially combined with 60-lawyer Spanish firm JAUSAS

Sidley Austin’s global finance practice co-head and former London managing partner Matthew Dening has left for Baker McKenzie

Former Sidley Austin London Office Head Joins Baker McKenzie

Sidley Austin’s global finance practice co-head and former London managing partner Matthew Dening has left for Baker McKenzie