Law in the Regions

  • 2 leading tiers of legal locations outside of London: a top tier of 3 cities, each with over 750,000 sq ft of legal floorspace: Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester and a second tier of cities with 300,000 to 500,000 sq ft of legal floorspace: Leeds, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Liverpool
  • Brighter more positive outlook for hte legal sector since the global financial crisis with many firms in expansion mode.
  • No room for complacency: law firms face a new competitive environment and sustained pressure from corporate clients to deliver greater value and efficiencies.
  • Many are reviewing business models and real estate requirements as a means to grow strategically whilst delivering 'more for less' to clients.