The UK’s 50 largest law firms saw combined revenue break the £20bn barrier for the first time in 2016-17.

We talked to senior figures in the market to get their personal perspective on the year, including law firm leaders at Linklaters, DLA Piper, Herbert Smith Freehills and Allen & Overy. We also identified the the standout performers over the past five years, and took a closer look at some of the firms struggling to grow partner profits in the same period.