HSBC bank emerges as the business with the biggest legal team - employing 1,109 legal professionals. This means that it is about the same size as the 12th largest UK law firm (Clyde &Co).
Barclays and Shell
Barclays bank comes second in terms of size with its team of 900, followed by Shell on 700. GlaxoSmithKline, the pharma giant, comes next on 650, followed by BP (550) and Vodafone (500). Source: The Lawyer