The Global 100 2017: world's largest law firms see profits plateau as growth continues to slow

A full run-down of the world's 100 largest law firms by revenue, PEP and lawyer headcount

Ever since global economies began their tentative recovery from the financial crisis, the legal industry has debated what form the market might take once things finally settle.

The good news is that the so-called ‘new normal’ is probably already here. The bad news is that it’s characterised by a stifling mixture of flattening growth, widespread uncertainty, intense competition and severe pricing pressure from clients.

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