Litigation – UK Legal Labour Market Trends, October 2021

What effect has the covid-19 pandemic had on the hiring levels of litigation lawyers in the UK? What type of litigation specialists are most sought after by law firms and where are the recruitment hotspots? Download our report to find out more.

BCL Legal & Vacancysoft

Written in partnership with BCL Legal, this report analyses professional litigation lawyer vacancies across England and Wales. 

It provides an overview of vacancies with monthly trends; gives a summary of which specialist roles are emerging to be most in-demand; analyses which regions are experiencing the largest increases in vacancies; and compares the recruitment activity of top firms. Key findings include:

  • Activity in 2021 hit record levels, although volumes in autumn are levelling off
  • Commercial litigation dominates, big rises in hiring for tax and real estate litigation experts
  • Yorkshire the fastest growing region for new litigation lawyer jobs
  • Eversheds the leading recruiter for litigation specialists

For more insights on the UK legal labour market, download the report now.

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