United Kingdom Regional Offices Major Report - Law In The Regions February 2016
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.