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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

South West – 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

The South West is home to a number of thriving legal centres, led by Bristol, where well-established duo Osborne Clarke and Burges Salmon LLP lead the market. Clyde & Co launched in the city in 2018, joining a raft of other top firms including CMS, Simmons & Simmons, TLT, VWV, Bevan Brittan LLP and Clarke Willmott LLP. Other key hubs include Bournemouth and Cheltenham, while in the West Country, regional firms such as Ashfords LLP and Michelmores LLP maintain a strong presence.