The last financial year was a record-breaker for the UK’s legal market with revenue, profit and headcount numbers for the top 200 UK-headquartered firms all at record levels.
The UK Market Register shows the extent to which US firms, notably Baker & McKenzie, Latham & Watkins and White & Case, are now entrenched in the UK legal market.
Europe’s largest firm, Iberian giant Garrigues, has announced a marginal rise of 0.2 per cent in its 2013/14 turnover along with the promotion of seven to its partnership.
After a ‘baptism of fire’ in his first in-house role, Alastair Gammell would have been forgiven for bolting to private practice. Instead, he is mobilising Weight Watchers’ fightback against free weight-loss apps