Roundup of 2013 press coverage

Based on company legal spend and Indian law firm revenue data, RSG has put a value on the Indian legal market for 2013. Five years’ investigation into the market has also allowed us to chart the growth of India’s corporate legal establishment as it undergoes a period of rapid change. More details on the top level findings are included in the India Law firms, Foreign Firms and Clients sections of the RSG India Law Centre.


Trailing the publication of the report, some of RSG’s headline findings were covered in business and legal press. A round up of some of this year’s coverage follows, with links to the online articles.


Economic Times  

‘Litigation work helped law firms to keep momentum’


The total value of the commercial Indian legal market and the difficult market conditions currently facing Indian law firms.


The Times of India

‘India Inc paid $1bn in legal fees last year’


Indian companies are increasing their spending on legal services however average legal spend by Indian business remains small.


The Lawyer  

‘A&O tops list of foreign India practices’


A ranking of the top 20 foreign law firm India practices, based on firm profile and deal activity over the past 12 months. For the first time, Allen & Overy tops the ranking, narrowly beating incumbent magic circle rival, Linklaters.


Legally India

‘RSG law firm rankings: Khaitan draws with AZB, nimble firms score, clients complain about Big Six service’


The full RSG’s top 40 ranking of Indian law firms and a look into how the constellation of top firms is changing.


Bar and Bench

‘RSG Law firm Rankings 2013: Amarchand tops the chart; Khaitan moves up to tie with AZB; Top firms score lower on client satisfaction; Smaller and Newer firms preferred’

Pallavi Saluja


An overview of the RGS top 40 ranking and analysis of law firm size and the top performers by client satisfaction rating. 


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