The moving landscape of General Counsels and Chief Legal Officers in 2022.
Using our data and resources, Laurence Simons has comprised a report into the most notable moves of Senior Legal In-House positions. Our report analyses a variety of factors involved in these key moves, giving an insight into how the market changed in 2022 and identifying key trends.
2022 made headlines for law firms, continuing a surprisingly robust year with lateral Partner hiring. The number of law firm Partner moves in the UK increased for the second time since the Covid-19 pandemic. Reportedly, the summer of 2022 was the busiest summer for London Lateral Hires in five years.
Following suit, has been in the in-house legal market, which also saw a high degree of hiring. 2022 reportedly saw 90 General Counsel moves (that have been researched and /or announced).