15 percent for their global counterparts, according to data released by Acritas
this week, from an annual survey of more than 2,000 chief legal officers and general counsel from companies across the globe.
While second place Jones Day finished 36 points behind Skadden in 2013, Acritas
says the margin is now just 13 points between the two firms.
The regulatory issues were cited by global companies as their number one business challenge in 2013, according to new survey data from Acritas
, a legal market research specialist.
The international law firm, which has a large Birmingham office, topped a poll of the best law firm brands in the UK carried out by Acritas
, the global legal market research specialist.
, a division of Neilsen, has released its 2020 Global Brand Index, which for the third straight year is topped by the Malta-based megafirm DLAK+LSNRSKADDEN.
NEWCASTLE-BASED research firm Acritas
has promoted 28-year-old account manager Elizabeth Duffy to the position of associate director.
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In the second survey, the 2012 Global Elite Brand Index compiled by Acritas
, a specialist global legal market research organization, Mayer Brown is ranked for the first time in the survey's three year existence by general counsel in terms of global brand awareness and favorability among the world's leading law firms.
The 12th edition of Norton Rose Fulbrights Litigation Trends Annual Survey was conducted by Acritas
, a global legal services market business research firm.
The firm has just been ranked 17th in the Acritas
UK Law Firm Brand Index 2015, up from 20th last year.
According to Acritas
, the leading firms are meeting customer desires for better value, commercial awareness and business understanding in addition to just expertise, service and relationship.
The research, undertaken by Acritas
, has also revealed that confidence in both respondents' own businesses and the economy as a whole was at its highest level since the survey began at the beginning of 2012.
GLOBAL research firm Acritas
has strengthened its team with the appointment of three new members to its strategy, marketing and business development teams.
Juliana Garcia is the director of Strategy & Business Development--Americas for Acritas
, the world's leading source for evidence-based legal market insight.
The latest figures fromlegal sector researcher Acritas
showed nearly one in three firms planning to increase their spend on regional law firms.