Legal sector office insights and trends | SHB


It’s fair to say London’s legal sector leads the world, with the square mile having a long-standing history as its central hub. Legal services are one of the UK’s main requested exports and its dedicated, talented workforce will ensure the industry continues to thrive. We have worked with numerous legal firms, across a wide range of our services.
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Did you know?

All five magic circle law firms are based in The City
All four bar’s magic circle are based in Midtown
The Legal Sector were third on the list of sectors for most take-up of office space in 2021

Discover Legal businesses by location

This chart shows the location of deals completed by SHB in the legal sector over the past three years.

Success stories

Chemistry Group office space
The Chemistry Group

We were instructed to assist The Chemistry Group with a 3,000 - 4,000 sq ft conventional space, which later became a serviced office acquisition.

Cluff natural resources office space
Cluff Natural Resources

Cluff Natural Resources (now Deltic Energy) have been a long-standing client of ours and we have worked on a number of different projects together.

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