Legal sector welcomes growth for third year running

The latest UK Legal Benchmarking report has revealed that Britain’s legal sector welcomed growth for the third consecutive year in 2016. The report, which was put together by high street bank NatWest, revealed that law firms with five or more partners enjoyed growth of between eight and 20 per cent over the course of the… Read more…

What do in-house solicitors value from external law firms?

In-house lawyers value responsiveness and understanding of their business above value for money when outsourcing work to external lawyers, a new study has found. The research, published in Thompson Reuters’ new survey, Differentiation factor: What do businesses value most from external counsel?, looked at the qualities most sought after by more than 200 in-house lawyers.… Read more…