Mainland Europe Alternative Legal Brand Index 2018

Here, the Big Four dominate, driven by market strength in Germany.   

According to Acritas’ latest research, whilst international legal spend is in growth, 26% of Mainland Europe businesses anticipate reducing their overall external legal budget in the next 12 months.

To discover more please watch our short video from Acritas’ Director, Jo Summers, by clicking on the image below.



It is PwC Legal that claims top spot as the strongest alternative legal service provider across Mainland Europe. Deloitte Legal are named as the next strongest brand in the region, with EY Legal and KPMG Law close behind, ranked third and fourth respectively.

Acritas’ Mainland Europe Alternative Legal Brand Index 2018 is compiled from analysis of an extract of data from the Sharplegal dataset. All data is derived from 448 interviews with respondents, in $1bn+ USD revenue organizations across the Mainland Europe region, who have senior responsibility for buying legal services, 186 of whom told us about the alternative legal service providers they work with.

For more information about Acritas and its Mainland Europe Alternative Legal Brand Index, please contact:

Michelle Nesbitt-Burrell on +44(0) 808 178 3020 or email

Jo Summers on +44(0) 808 178 3020 or email 

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