Organisation Description Year
The Law Society

Key Facts on the solicitors profession

Breakdown of firms and solicitors by Government office region compared to population

2005
Intellectual Property Regulation Board

Register of Trade Mark Attorneys

Directory of trademark attorneys lists all of them – including their address

2013
The Law Society

Key Facts on the solicitors profession

Breakdown of firms and solicitors by Government office region compared to population

2006
Bar Council

Report of the Analysis of Demographic Data collected from the Practising Bar in November 2007Prepared for the Bar Council by Dr. Deborah Price and Dr. Anne Laybourne of the Kings Institute for the study of Public Policy 2010.

Report focuses on diversity findings of a survey that achieved a 35% response rate from the self-employed bar. Provides detailed tables of findings.
Gives breakdown of which circuits barristers practise in – page 40

2010
Legal Services Research Centre

Findings from the Legal Advice Sector Workforce Surveys

Estimate of geographic spread of publically funded legal advice (page 4), broken down by provider type. And by workforce (page 5).

2007
The Law Society

Key Facts on the solicitors profession

Breakdown of firms and solicitors by Government office region compared to population

2007
Lawyer Locator

The Future of Small Law Firms Jeopardy or Opportunity

Evidence of limited geographical boundaries with a Suffolk based firm taking on London clients – page 6

2010
The Law Society

Key Facts on the solicitors profession

Breakdown of firms and solicitors by Government office region compared to population

2008
Legal Services Commission

Indicative Spend data relating to Social Welfare Law (SWL) and Family procurement areas

Indicative Spend data relating to Social Welfare Law (SWL) and Family procurement areas.
Indicative spend is the LSC

2009
The Law Society

Key Facts on the solicitors profession

Breakdown of firms and solicitors by Government office region compared to population

2009
Legal Services Commission

Indicative Spend Methodology relating to Social Welfare Law (SWL) and Family procurement areas

Indicative Spend data relating to Social Welfare Law (SWL) and Family procurement areas.¬†Indicative spend was the LSC’s approach to allocating budget to certain areas.

2009
The Law Society

Legal Aid & the solicitors profession

Breakdown of firms doing legal aid by Government office region

2006
North-western Journal of International Law and Business

Lawyers, Law Firms and the Stabilization of Transnational Business

Law Society data from 2006 – 27% of E&W laws based in London.

2008
The Law Society

Legal Aid & the solicitors profession

Breakdown of firms doing legal aid by Government office region

2007
Europe Economics

Report for Bar Council – A critique of the evidence used by the LSC for its BVT proposals

LSC contracts for crime were given to 1799 providers, comprising 2,333 offices (page 2) in 2008. Contracts were due to expire in July 2010.

2009
Legal Advice Sector Partnership Steering Group

Advice forward: developing skills for the future

Breakdown of legally-aided funded entities by entity type and region (page 8).

2006
Solicitors Journal

New foundations: coordinated solutions towards a new model

Camden spends three times as much as the LSC considers to be a “fair amount” for legal services, whereas Surrey spends a quarter of what it should (page 69).

2010
Solicitors Journal

Reaching further

CLANS to focus on one-stop shops in permanent urban offices (page 36)

2010
Legal Services Research Centre

Putting Money Advice Where the Need is

79% of the general population live within 2 miles of a solicitor and 59% live within 2 miles of a CAB (page 99).

2007
Legal Services Commission

Self-Employed Family Counsel Travel Patterns

Detailed analysis of travel patterns of self employed barristers in delivering family legal aid advocacy.
The analysis identifies key travel routes of counsel, with London being the main hub, as expected. The other key routes highlighted are Birmingham to Herefordshire and Worcester, Greater Nottingham to Lincoln, Bristol to Gloucester, Chester to North Wales, Manchester to West Lancashire and Devon to Cornwall. In terms of travel time the median travel time for counsel was 1.77 hours per hearing. We found no distinction between the average travel time claimed in private or public law hearings, or between applications for injunctive relief/ enforcement procedures, interim applications or main hearings. page 4-5

2008
The Law Society

The solicitors profession in the East Midlands

Number of solicitors by region, PQE, ethnicity and age, and size of firm

2006
The Law Society

The solicitors profession in Outer London

Number of solicitors, including by highest borough, and small medium and large firms

2006
Legal Services Research Centre

Legal advice sector workforce: Analysis of survey findings – Marisol Smith and Tania Tam

Report breaks down free legal advice providers by geographic region (page 6 and page 8).

2006
The Law Society

The solicitors profession the South East Region

Number of solicitors by region, PQE, ethnicity and age, and size of firm

2006
The Law Society

The solicitors profession the South West Region

Number of solicitors by region, PQE, ethnicity and age, and size of firm

2006
Legal Services Research Centre

Diverse forms of legal aid delivery in South Africa

South African report on legal aid provision. Geographical spread summarised (page 13).

2010
The Law Society

The solicitors profession the West Midlands Region

Number of solicitors by region, PQE, ethnicity and age, and size of firm

2006
Skills for Justice

Professional and financial service cluster report

Spread of legal service provision by English region – page 12.

2010
The Law Society

The solicitors profession the Yorkshire & Humberside Region

Number of solicitors by region, PQE, ethnicity and age, and size of firm

2006
University of Manchester - Institute for Law, Economy and Global Governance

Liberalization of Legal Services

Stats on law firms by size and region on page 16.

2006
The Law Society

The solicitors profession the Wales

Number of solicitors by region, PQE, ethnicity and age, and size of firm

2006
Legal Services Research Centre

Routine Diversity Monitoring of the Supplier Base

Survey results for 43% of legal aid solicitors firms and NfP organisations.
Regional breakdown of diversity of solicitors and NfPs by diversity pages 34-40

2009
The Law Society

The solicitors profession in Large Cities

Number of solicitors, by 13 large cities, and small medium and large firms

2006
International Financial Services London

Legal Services 2011

Table breaks down lawyers by UK region – page 9. Legal services sector by UK regions (page 10).

2011
The Law Society

The solicitors profession in Inner London

Number of solicitors, including by highest borough, and small medium and large firms

2006
The Law Society

The solicitors profession the Greater London Region

Number of solicitors by region, PQE, ethnicity and age, and size of firm

2006
Business and Economic History

Deregulation and Professional boundaries: Evidence from the English Legal Profession James H. Love and Frank H. Stephen

Paper suggest that licensed conveyances have tended to move into urban areas, thereby resulting in low levels of competition with solicitors in rural areas (page 802).

1997
The Law Society

The solicitors profession the North East Region

Number of solicitors by region, PQE, ethnicity and age, and size of firm

2006
International Financial Services London

Legal Services – City Business Series

Range of international legal services offered in London – Page 6

2005
The Law Society

The solicitors profession the North West Region

Number of solicitors by region, PQE, ethnicity and age, and size of firm

2006
Bar Standards Board

Called to the Bar Statistics

2007 chambers data – London 195, provinces 139.

2010