Linklaters LLP is a multinational law firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1838 and is a member of the Magic Circle of elite British law firms. It currently employs over 2,000 lawyers across 29 offices in 20 countries. It also has 450 practising partners and a total of 4,765 staff.
In 2015, Linklaters achieved revenues of £1.27 billion ($2.15 billion) and profits per equity partner of £1.42 million ($2.38 million), making it the world’s fourth highest-grossing law firm, and the most profitable member of the Magic Circle. In the UK, the firm has top-tier rankings across many practice areas, including corporate/M&A, capital markets, banking and finance as well as dispute resolution. Linklaters counts more FTSE 100 companies among its clients than any other law firm In the 2012 Global Elite Brand Index, Linklaters was named the third strongest global law firm brand
Simon Davies has been the firm’s managing partner since January 2008.
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