Slaughter and May maintained a reduced advantage over Herbert Smith Freehills in the overall rankings, though Linklaters leads the way by aggregate market-cap. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is up into third place on the latter basis. There were positional improvements for Hill Dickinson and Fieldfisher, while Stephenson Harwood and Norton Rose Fulbright registered solitary gains higher up the table.
Data as at our most recent printed guide. Figures in brackets relate to the previous quarter.