With offices in London and Leeds, Reed Smith earned the sixth highest overall score based on the following metrics: revenue per lawyer, pro bono work, partnership gender balance and lawyer racial diversity. Reed Smith gained its highest score in the pro-bono category, 96 out of 100, and also received a very high score on diversity. Reed Smith London’s commitment to pro bono work is widely recognized.
For each metric, the publisher looked solely at each firm’s operations in the UK. The publisher included 72 firms operating in the UK on its list.
Andrew Jenkinson, Reed Smith’s London office managing partner, said: “The London office is the firm’s largest and reflects the collaborative, innovative and socially conscious nature of the firm globally. This recognition is testament to the tremendous efforts of everyone across our UK operations in both London and Leeds.”
Reed Smith’s largest office in in London, with more than 350 lawyers supporting international and domestic clients, it takes on matters involving inward investment to the United Kingdom, as well as overseas business matters.
The firm’s London office has a reputation for exceptional capabilities in the media, transportation, energy and finance industries. Its lawyers also advise on all aspects of English law involving trade, litigation and commercial concerns worldwide.
Reed Smith’s Leeds office is home to Reed Smith Global Solutions, which is the firm’s start-up platform where lawyers, analysts and business services professionals collaborate to deliver next-generation client services. With centres in Leeds and Pittsburgh, Reed Smith Global Solutions leverages technology and continuous improvement to complement the firm’s strategic offerings, with a focus on quality and efficiency.