Innovative Lawyers

Home of the FT’s series of Innovative Lawyers special reports covering Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, with in-depth rankings

Ranking currently open for submissions
Asia Pacific — new format

Explore the Special Report
Experimental feature

Listen to this article

Experimental feature

FT Innovative Lawyers reports

North America 2019

The US justice system is being politicised on all sides, at all levels. Plus: top 10 legal innovators; three ways to improve gender diversity in firms; protecting immigrants’ rights; preserving attorney-client privilege; deals lawyers’ skills

Europe 2019

Innovatiive Lawyers 2019
© Nicolas Ortega

The rise and rise of tech specialists. Plus: can lawyers learn to get more sleep?; standing up for Roma children; a Crimea contest fought out in the courts; meet the ‘legal intrapreneurs’; and a set-to over EU investment treaties

Asia Pacific 2019


The ‘Asian century’ promises opportunities for law firms. Plus: fast-growth tech companies seek ‘full throttle’ legal skills; AI masters character-based text; how to build an emerging markets mega-deal; meet the region’s leading legal innovators.

Also read

Flex Pulse Center at the Flex Innovation Center in Milpitas, California.

FT Intelligent Business

We highlight the disruptive automation that is transforming legal and professional services Plus: the top 10 individuals whose businesses are merging services and tech; how to take leadership in cyber security; and keeping track of our food

© Getty

FT General Counsel

We highlight 25 general counsel who demonstrate the importance of the corporate legal department. Plus: Trump-era in-house lawyers face tough choices; diversity in the workforce; sustainability as a business strategy; and demand for cyber security

Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2020. All rights reserved.
Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2020. All rights reserved.
Reuse this content (opens in new window)