In-house counsel favouring UK firms over US rivals for international work
In-house lawyers around the world are increasingly turning to UK law firms ahead of US competitors for their international legal work, according to new research. A survey of corporate counsel at 1,000 large companies around the world has found that 53% now use English law for international work, while only 34% use US law. When asked to name law firms they would consider for multijurisdictional deals or litigation involving three or more countries, only 30% named US firms, compared to 70% who preferred firms in the UK.
In-house lawyers around the world are increasingly turning to UK law firms ahead of US competitors for their international legal work, according to new research.
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