Legal Business

The last word: 2017 – the year ahead

‘There is a pause in the activities firms like ours service. The question is, for what? Business may get used to a continuum of uncertainty.’

Steve Cooke, Slaughter and May

After a year of mergers, Brexit, and Trump, law firm leaders reflect on the 12 months gone by and size up the year ahead



‘The world has become more complex, and clients are looking for advisers who can cut through the red tape and help them navigate the choppy waters. That’s our sweet spot – the harder a deal becomes the more we feel at home.’

Charlie Jacobs, senior partner, Linklaters