The Lawyer has today published its summary of the biggest and highest profile cases to be heard in the UK in the year ahead - finding that 2017 will be the most lucrative ever for the UK. 

This couldn't come at a better time as concerns abound that London may lose its status as a global litigation hub post Brexit. It also comes on a day when Baker McKenzie predicts that global float activity will reach $167bn (£138bn) in 2017, up from $133bn in 2016.

Maybe it's not such a "Blue Monday" after all.