Legal Business

Global 100: Word from the world

‘The UK has embraced technology and alternative legal services faster than the US with some innovative and imaginative thinking.’

Kim Koopersmith, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

From downturn fears to investing for the future, law firm leaders give their perspective on the challenges facing elite global firms.

Big issue

‘How the global market evolves is the million-dollar question because we have got some key things lurking in the background and also in the foreground at the minute which would change things dramatically. There is very little organic growth, so you have this continuous battle for both clients and a share of the purse with clients.’
Bryan Hughes, chief executive, Eversheds