Linklaters is a multinational law firm serving companies, financial institutions and governments, helping them to solve their legal issues. The Firm's practice areas include intellectual property, employment, real estate and tax law. Linklaters caters to automotive, banks, chemicals, energy & utilities, consumer, fin tech, healthcare, industrials, infrastructure & transport, insurance, investment managers, mining, private equity & sovereign wealth funds, real estate & leisure, telecommunications, media, as well as technology sectors.

London, GB
Size (employees)
6,100 (est)
Linklaters was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Linklaters

Gideon Moore

Gideon Moore

Managing Partner
Claudia Parzani

Claudia Parzani

Regional Managing Partner, WEELEG
Sarah Wiggins

Sarah Wiggins

Clients & Sectors Partner, Sectors
Tom Shropshire

Tom Shropshire

Global Practice Head, US
Andreas Steck

Andreas Steck

Senior Partner, Germany
Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett

Divisional Practice Head, Dispute Resolution
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Linklaters Office Locations

Linklaters has offices in London, Abu Dhabi, Singapore, Warszawa and in 25 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
One Silk St
Antwerpen, BE
2 Graanmarkt
Bruxelles, BE
13 Rue Brederode
São Paulo, BR
700 R. Leopoldo Couto de Magalhães Júnior
Pudong Xinqu, CN
166 Lu Jia Zui Huan Lu
Paris, FR
25 Rue de Marignan
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Linklaters Financials and Metrics

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Linklaters Financials

Linklaters's revenue was reported to be £1.43 b in FY, 2017 which is a 10.2% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

1.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

457.6 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

496 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

476.2 m

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

184.2 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

831.9 m881.4 m807.8 m824.9 m821.2 m822 m855.5 m845.3 m867.1 m953.2 m


487.6 m394.3 m391.5 m401.4 m376.5 m413.1 m442.4 m496 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


184.5 m186.1 m146.6 m134.2 m125.8 m143.1 m142.6 m150.5 m182 m184.2 m

Accounts Receivable

520 m334.2 m296.9 m331 m330.4 m330.9 m359.3 m363.1 m391.2 m421.3 m

Current Assets

859.4 m803.5 m727.4 m771 m766 m776.3 m801 m794.6 m890.8 m928.4 m


57 m66.6 m77.1 m76.7 m67.9 m65.3 m62.1 m61.5 m55.2 m57.9 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

434.6 m390.5 m353.2 m348.2 m360.4 m352.9 m376.8 m402.1 m419.7 m457.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

439.4 m504 m384.8 m376.9 m363.4 m394.4 m409.9 m405.3 m390.5 m460.6 m

Purchases of PP&E

(16.2 m)(19.8 m)(12.8 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(16.2 m)(20.6 m)(16.2 m)
GBPY, 2017


294.2 k

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Linklaters Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


20 20



Profits per Equity Partner

$2.15 m£1.46 m£1.57 m

Total Lawyers

2.20 k2.30 k
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Linklaters Revenue Breakdown

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Linklaters revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 44.7% from United Kingdom, 31.7% from Continental Europe, 18.4% from Asia Pacific and 5.2% from Other

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Linklaters News and Updates

Russian heyday of acceptable corruption is over, says Tom Tungendhat

The days when Russian corruption was an acceptable part of business are over, the chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee has said. Speaking to City A.M ahead of the publication of a new report into corrupt Kremlin-connected money in the capital, Tom Tugendhat said the issue needed to be ta…

City Moves for 22 January 2018 - who's switching jobs?

Today's City Moves covers real estate, recycling and legal eagles. Take a look at these movers and shakers: Thrings Leading commercial law firm Thrings has appointed commercial property expert Fionnuala Nolan as partner to advise the firm’s fast-growing portfolio of commercial real estate sect…

Diversity: DLA adopts the Contextual Recruitment System by Rare

In a bid to widen access to the legal sector and the firm, DLA Piper has adopted the Contextual Recruitment System (CRS) run by Rare, a diversity recruitment specialist that is helping to attract talented graduates and apprentices from disadvantaged backgrounds into the sector.

Peggy Wechsler to become the first LTC4 ‘Lion’

If she wasn’t one of the biggest names in legal tech before we revealed she had been exited from ILTA she is now, so it’s no wonder LTC4 says it is “pleased to announce” that Peggy Wechsler has become the first LTC4 ‘Lion’.

Rhône Capital buys $200 mln stake in VistaJet

Rhône Capital has acquired a stake in VistaJet, a private aviation company, for $200 million. Jefferies LLC provided financial advice to VistaJet on the transaction while Linklaters provided legal counsel to VistaJet and the company's founder.

Why you shouldn’t fear the robot uprising

To the casual reader, the rise of technology, robotics, AI and machine learning could be really rather terrifying.
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