Legal Business

The last word – American hustle

In this month’s Global London special we report on the advances made by US firms in London, particularly in litigation. Senior players in London give their perspective.


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‘Although Magic Circle firms have offices in the US, they haven’t penetrated the biggest legal market in the world. Those firms haven’t got past a couple of cities on the East Coast – that doesn’t cut it in the US. There’s a lot of litigation in the US and those firms don’t have the same amount of coverage.’

Craig Shuttleworth, partner, Jones Day