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Associate Insight: Size isn’t everything as smaller law firms punch above their weight online

UK top 200 firms have fewer than 360,000 Twitter followers between them, says Passle

24 February 2015

Research released today by the content marketing platform for professional services firms, reveals that eight of the ten most successful law firms at showcasing their expertise online and distributing it via social media fall outside of the UK's top 50.

It is evidence of the democratising impact of social media, allowing enterprising smaller firms to make their mark with potential clients, stakeholders and influencers without needing a big budget.

The analysis of the top 200 firms shows that while Irwin Mitchell holds the top spot, north-west firm Stephensons, Stephens Scown in Exeter and West London practice IBB rank second, third and fourth respectively, followed by Eversheds in fifth.

Morton Fraser comes in sixth, with Pannone seventh. Simpson Millar, BP Collins and Harper Macleod make up the remaining top ten.

Yet Passle's research shows that the entire top 200 ...

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