The Legal Profession

Recent LSB research shows that as at 1 April 2014, the legal profession comprised 138,243 solicitors, 326 alternative business structures, 15,279 barristers, 7,927 chartered legal executives and 5,404 other individuals operating in other areas of the legal profession such as costs lawyers and conveyancers.

In 2013 the legal sector was valued at £29.2 billion (total turnover).