The UK is home to some of the biggest law firms in the world. The top 7 have turnover exceeding £1bn so it’s easy to see why the UK is regarded as having one of the most important and influential legal industries. 

 

  1. DLA Piper International LLPRevenue (£m): 1,566
  • Headquarters: Noble St, London EC2V 7EE
  • Main Practice Areas: Arbitration, Banking, Competition and Trade, Corporate Crime, Corporate Finance, Employment, Energy, Government Affairs, Hospitality and Leisure, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Pensions, Private Equity, Real Estate, Restructuring, Tax, Technology.

 

  1. Clifford Chance – Revenue (£m): 1,350
  • Headquarters: Upper Bank St, London E14 5JJ
  • Main Practice Areas: Antitrust, Capital Markets, Corporate, Finance, Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Risk Management, Real Estate, Tax, Pensions, Employment & Incentives.

 

  1. Allen & Overy – Revenue (£m): 1,280
  • Headquarters: Bishops Square, London E1 6AD
  • Main Practice Areas: General Practice

 

  1. Linklaters Revenue – (£m): 1,267
  • Headquarters: Silk St, London EC2Y 8HQ
  • Main Practice Areas: General Practice

 

  1. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer – Revenue (£m): 1,245
  • Headquarters: Fleet St, London EC4Y 1HS
  • Main Practice Areas: General Practice

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  1. Norton Rose FulbrightRevenue (£m): 1,152
  • Headquarters: More London Pl, London SE1 2AQ
  • Main Practice Areas: General Practice

Read more about working for Norton Rose Fulbright.

 

  1. Hogan Lovells (International LLP)Revenue (£m): 1,098
  • Headquarters: Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2FG
  • Main Practice Areas: General Practice

Read more about working for Hogan Lovells.

 

  1. Herbert Smiths FreehillsRevenue (£m): 815
  • Headquarters: Primrose St, London EC2A 2HS
  • Main Practice Areas: Capital Markets, Trade Regulation, Compliance & Regulatory, Corporate, Crime, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Finance, Intellectual Property, Investment Funds, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Regional Practice Groups, Restructuring, Tax

 

  1. Cameron Mckenna (Scotland) LLPRevenue (£m): 753
  • Headquarters: Queens Road, Aberdeen AB15 4ZT
  • Main Practice Areas: General practice

 

  1. Ashurst Revenue (£m): 586
  • Headquarters: Appold Street, London EC2A 2AG
  • Main Practice Areas: General practice

See the Top 200 here.

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