Market analysis

How is the world of the law changing?






Law firms' preferred universities 2019 

Over nine years we've tracked the universities feeding the legal profession. Our findings include: 76.5% of trainees at the leading 130+ firms are Oxbridge and Russell Group graduates.

NQ salaries 5 years



Law firm salary hikes 2019

US firms present a power struggle in the London market - but this is very old news, says our research. What is new is the surprising hold millennials have in this economy. 

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Law firm diversity 2018/19

There’s plenty of talk among law firms about improving diversity and inclusion, but is anything actually changing? We’ve crunched the numbers to find out.

Trainee retention 2018


Trainee retention 2018

In the largest survey of its kind, we weigh up trainee retention rates across the legal market – how likely is it you'll score an NQ position at your firm?


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Trends affecting the legal profession

In a competitive recruitment market where the standards keep getting higher, it pays to know your stuff. Here’s an introduction to some of the main issues on the minds of today’s lawyers.