The Lawyer 100

The Lawyer, the excellent UK legal pub, today released its 2002 rankings for the Top 100 firms in the UK.

Some notable stats:


  • Revenue for Top 100 firms up 10 percent to £8.48b

  • Magic Circle firms (Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Linklaters and Slaughter and May) accounted for 38 percent of the Top 100 revenue (£3.217b)

  • Average profits per partner dipped to £305,000 (from £314,000)