The Global Hot Spots Of 2016

Law360, London (June 22, 2016, 2:36 AM BST) -- Brazil, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates have emerged as top hubs for international law firm expansion in 2016, amid a climate of increased capital investment, infrastructure projects, and mergers and acquisitions activity.

For the 15 Global 20 firms that submitted year-over-year headcount data by office, Latin America enjoyed significant headcount growth over the past year, upping the attorney total by 9.55 percent. The next largest-growing regions were the Middle East with a growth of 2.06 percent, and North America with 1.88 percent.

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