Jonathan Swil will join other Shearman & Sterling lawyers at our latest career event, „The rise of US law firms in London,“ at the firm`s London office on Wednesday, November 13. You can now apply to participate in the event, which is free. The march of US law firms in London shows no signs of slowing down. They are fierce competitors of big British companies. You know you entered the legal industry when you landed a spot in Latham. The firm is a global leader in dozens of practice areas, recruiting the best of the best. Those seeking the autonomy to shape their practice, as well as extensive training and support, will be delighted with this legal giant. Latham is one of the largest law firms in the world. With more than 3,000 lawyers in 30 offices around the world, Latham operates in all major jurisdictions in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and regularly represents companies operating in Latin America and Africa. The firm is a global leader in corporate transactions, environmental law, financial matters, litigation and litigation, and tax services.

Full hourly data from the 100 law firms surveyed will be released later this week The Magic Circle is an informal term for the five most prestigious law firms headquartered in the UK. These London-based firms are: According to The Lawyer UK 200 2019, the following organisations make up the top 50 UK law firms based on annual turnover. At Cozen O`Connor, lawyers can tackle exciting legal challenges while living a life outside of work. Employees appreciate the autonomy they are given to do their job and the responsibility given to them at the beginning of their careers. With 30 offices in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada, Cozen O`Connor is a full-service law firm. The company`s client list ranges from the Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies to start-ups and individuals. SRZ attracts social workers and workers, and the company is ideal for those interested in the financial services sector. The firm is used to dealing with high-profile pro bono issues and has not hesitated in this commitment. Today, Schulte Roth & Zabel mainly advises clients in the financial services sector, with a particular focus on representing investment management firms. SRZ is relatively close in practice according to BigLaw standards and focuses on investment management, corporate and transaction matters as well as securities litigation.

Nine hundred strong lawyers with a long list of rented practice areas, there is not much in which Akin Gump does not excel. Transparent? Examine. Progress on diversity? Certainly. Are you going to take a wellness walk? Sure. Social guys who are down-to-earth fit well into the company. Founded in Texas in 1945, Akin Gump has grown into one of the world`s largest law firms, with more than 900 lawyers in 20 offices around the world working at the intersection of public policy, business and law. At Hunton Andrews Kurth, employees have a work-life balance, but don`t lack substantial world-class experience. The firm attaches great importance to pro bono, which is reflected in the 100% pro bono participation rate and the wide range of possibilities.

Hunton Andrews Kurth, the result of the largest merger of 2018, brings together two companies that have experienced tremendous growth in recent years. Based in the mid-Atlantic, Hunton & Williams has brought leading global practices in the areas of privacy and cybersecurity, energy, financial services and real estate, while Houston-based Andrews Kurth Kenyon recently became an international company known for its energy practices, environment, intellectual property and confidentiality. At K&L Gates, lawyers take on challenging work for high-level clients in a supportive environment. A free market allocation system allows employees to exercise control over their workload, and older lawyers act as willing mentors. K&L Gates is one of the largest law firms in the world with nearly 2,000 lawyers on five continents. The company`s world-class practices include businesses; energy and infrastructure; Finance; intellectual property; occupational safety, employment and occupational safety; litigation and dispute resolution; policy and regulation; real estate; and asset management and investment funds. You don`t have to go to America to work for this type of business; In fact, there are more and more US-based law firms in the UK. With their prestigious reputation, American companies tend to offer higher salaries to apprentices in line with the New York market.

They also offer more international responsibilities and opportunities. Going forward, Jonathan expects U.S. law firms to increase their market share. „Since I came to the UK from Australia in 2010, I`ve seen a big change, and I would expect it to continue,“ he says. „They steal high-quality people from the magic circle because they can afford it, and the more they poach, the more autonomous they become.“ Faegre Drinker is a global law firm that provides litigation, regulatory and business services to clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to startups. The company was founded in February 2020 by the merger of Faegre Baker Daniels and Drinker Biddle & Reath.