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One of Brexit’s Rare Winners: Big British Law Firms

Mar 31, 2019 - The New York Times

In any divorce, lawyers are the only surefire winners, and as Britain muddles through one of the biggest, messiest and most complicated breakups in economic history, the country’s top law firms are booming.

Brexit, as Britain’s separation from the European Union is known, is just one of many reasons that the highest-grossing firms are enjoying their best results in a decade. Virtually every practice area is thriving.

Regulatory lawyers, those steeped in the staggering legal minut...