Top law firms around the world

Top law firms around the world

Life Swift
Published on December 9, 2023
Top law firms around the world

Law is a big service based business. Every sector finance, taxation, business, litigation, conflicts, copyrights, corporate affairs, patents, antitrust, labor, property, arbitration, as well as political, administrative, and social matters all requires law expertise/ advisory or enforcement. This article will provide you a brief overview of the top law firms which is based on recent revenue numbers. Some of the top law firms are:

Baker and McKenzie were founded in 1949 and headquarter is located in Chicago. It employs 4200 lawyers with 77 offices over 47 different countries. It recently exceeded its nearest competitor, DLA Piper in terms of revenues to get to the top groove with $2.54 billion as of 2014.

DLA Piper is one of the biggest global law firms with more than 4200 lawyers. It came into existence after the mega-merger of multiple international law firm in2005 and is headquartered in London and Chicago. This firm competes with a neck to neck for the top groove with annual revenues of $2.48 billion as of 2013.

  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP:

imply, Skadden was founded in 1948 with its headquarters in New York. It has 23 offices across the globe with employs of more than 1600 lawyers. Its annual revenue according to the reports was $2.21 billion in 2013.

  • Kirkland and Ellis LLP:

his law firm was founded in 1909. It takes pride in having the slot set of corporate clients served across the taxation, intellectual property, corporate, litigation, and restructuring fields with more than 1600 lawyers on board. Its annual revenue stood at $2.016 billion as of 2013.

this law firm is headquartered in Los Angeles. It has offices in 14 countries with more than 2000 lawyers on board. This firm is numbered as third in annual revenues with a reported as $2.226 billion as for 2013.

  • Clifford Chance LLP:

It was founded in 1987 through a merger. It has been headquartered in London and has offices in 26 countries. Its annual revenues as per the report were $2.12 billion as for 2013-14. According to the firm’s website, the primary client group includes ‘corporate from all the industrial and commercial sectors, governments, trade bodies, regulators are not-for-profit organizations.’

  • Fresh fields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP:

It is an international law firm which is based in London with 28 offices and 4859 employees across 17 countries. Its annual revenue for 2013 was reported as $1.92 billion. The current fresh fields were formed by a mega-merger of German, UK and German Austrian firms in 2000 and are a member of coveted ‘magic circle’ of British law Firms.

It was founded in 1838 and is another London based global law firm. Its annual revenue for 2013 was $1.98 billion. It has a total staff of 4600 lawyers in 29 offices across 26 countries in the world.

  • Allen and Overy:

It was headquartered in London with 46 offices in 23 countries. It celebrated its 84 successful years in 2014. Its total annual revenue as for 2014 was $1.925.

  • Jones Day:

It was founded in Cleveland in 1893. Jones day consists of more than 2400 lawyers in 41 offices across 19 countries. This operates as a commercial full-service law firm across the all practice area of the law. Its recent annual revenue was reported as $1.716 billion.

Thus, these are the top law firms all around the world which are at the top according to the recent annual revenue report.

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