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The Legal 500 Client Service Survey is the largest and most comprehensive survey of client satisfaction ever conducted of the UK legal market.

Every year, Legal 500 research contacts more than 150,000 clients to access their views on the service they have received from law firms.

The table above is extracted from the 2020 survey. Research towards the 2021 edition, available this Autumn, has already begun. When completed it will be the biggest and most exhaustive study of client satisfaction ever conducted in the UK.

For more information see Legal 500 Client Service Survey 2020

East Midlands – Number of firm rankings

Data extracted from The Legal 500 Historical Data service. Legal 500 Historical Data covers more than a decade of law firm and individual rankings globally.

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Legal Market Overview

Law firm across the East Midlands – which encompasses Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Northampton – are remaining busy across areas including corporate, commercial property and employment. In Nottingham, Browne Jacobson LLP and Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP are among the standout firms, alongside Freeths LLP, Shakespeare Martineau LLP, Gateley Plc and Nelsons Solicitors Limited. Flint Bishop LLP is the largest firm in Derby, while Howes Percival LLP and Hewitsons are names to note in Northampton. The Leicester market, meanwhile, was recently shaken up by Knights PLC‘s acquisition of Spearing Waite LLP.