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.


‘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