The Lawyer

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The Lawyer
The Lawyer magazine cover.jpg
FrequencyMonthly
Year founded1987; 33 years ago (1987)
CompanyCentaur Media
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Websitewww.thelawyer.com
ISSN0953-7902

The Lawyer is a monthly British magazine for commercial lawyers and in-house counsel, first published in 1987.[1] It is owned by Centaur Media plc.[2] Each year the magazine publishes a list of the UK's top 200 law firms, and Europe's top 100 law firms (excluding the United Kingdom).

A weekly publication for 30 years, the magazine went monthly in April 2017.[3]

It has a spin-off magazine for students and aspiring lawyers, Lawyer 2B.[4]

Editors[edit]

The Lawyer has had five editors since it was founded.

Date Editor
1987-1991 Lindsey Greig[5]
1991-1995 Fennell Betson[6]
1995-1998 Mary Heaney[7]
1998-2000 Sean Brierley[8]
2000- Catrin Griffiths[9]

Awards[edit]

The journal runs a number of awards ceremonies for the legal profession, including "The Lawyer Awards" and "The Lawyer European Awards".[10]

Top 30 Offshore Law Firms[edit]

Each year, the magazine lists the 30 top offshore law firms. The list covers law firms in: Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man. Firms are ranked by the number of qualified lawyers employed; in the event of a tie, the number of partners is used.[11]

Top 30 offshore law firms in 2018[12]
Rank Firm Qualified
Lawyers
1 Maples and Calder 303
2 Walkers 269
3 Mourant Ozannes 238
4 Carey Olsen 210
5 Ogier 200
6 Appleby 184
7 Harneys 162
8 Conyers Dill & Pearman 139
9 Collas Crill 80
10 Hassans 79
11 Bedell Cristin 72
12 Campbells 37
13 Travers Thorp Alberga 35[13]
14 Forbes Hare 25
15 Cains Advocates 24
16 Isolas 24[13]
17 Triay & Triay 23
18 Babbé 22
19 Voisin Law 22
20 Wakefield Quin 22
21 Hatstone Lawyers 20
22 Triay Stagnetto Neish 18
23 HSM 17
24 Cox Hallet Wilkinson 16[13]
25 Viberts 16[13]
26 MJM 15
27 Solomon Harris 15
28 DQ Advocates 14
29 AFR Advocates 13
30 Simcocks 13[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to the Lawyer Market Intelligence". The Lawyer Market Intelligence. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  2. ^ "The Lawyer". Centaur Media. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  3. ^ Catrin Griffiths, "Welcome to The Lawyer's first monthly edition"., The Lawyer, 24 Apr 2017
  4. ^ "Lawyer 2B | Careers advice, training schemes and lawyer salaries". The Lawyer | Legal insight, benchmarking data and jobs. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  5. ^ 28 May 2015, The Independent, Lindsay Greig obituary
  6. ^ New editor at The Lawyer
  7. ^ New editor at The Lawyer
  8. ^ New editor at The Lawyer
  9. ^ New editor at The Lawyer
  10. ^ "The Lawyer European Awards - March 2018". The Lawyer.
  11. ^ Harris, Joanne (30 April 2018). "The top 30 offshore law firms 2018: troubles in paradise". The Lawyer | Legal insight, benchmarking data and jobs. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  12. ^ Harris, Joanne (30 April 2018). "The top 30 offshore law firms 2018: troubles in paradise". The Lawyer | Legal insight, benchmarking data and jobs. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  13. ^ a b c d e estimated count

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