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MacEwen: “abandon the partnership model”

30-Jul-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Today’s Business Leadership mailout features a very welcome guest columnist in the shape of Bruce MacEwen, president of Adam Smith, Esq and one of the global legal market’s most respected commentators

Editor's note: Pricing matters. Here's why.

16-Jul-2015 | By Matt Byrne

In a market where many firms are posting double digit rises in revenue, there doesn’t appear to be much of a problem when it comes to pricing. But don’t be so sure.

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Buzzing Belfast centre stage at Business Leadership Summit

2-Jul-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Among the wealth of content at this September’s Business Leadership Summit currently filed under the heading “don’t miss”, few will be more pertinent to many people than the session on new career paths in the legal market.

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Shortlist for awards set to be unveiled on Monday

18-Jun-2015 | By Matt Byrne

On Tuesday this week I had the immense pleasure of spending the day with around a dozen of the UK’s leading in-house lawyers. The reason? To thrash out and forensically analyse and pick apart the entries for this September’s Business Leadership awards and, ultimately, come up with not only the shortlist but also the winners.

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Specialist taxis show way to the Business Leadership Summit

4-Jun-2015 | By Matt Byrne

“Taxi for business services stars, taxi for business services stars…”. From 15 June the sunny streets of central London will be graced by a vision of loveliness in the dramatically festooned form of Business Leadership taxis

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Magic circle growth: combined global revenue hits £5.14bn in 2014/15

9-Jul-2015 | By Katy Dowell

On Wednesday (8 July) Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer became the final magic circle firm to reveal 2014/15 financials. So what have we learned about the economic health of the top tier?

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A&O enjoys fleeting moment as second-largest magic circle firm

6-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

After years of chasing its rivals, Allen & Overy (A&O) has displaced Linklaters as – for the time being – as the second-largest magic circle firm. 

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Wedlake Bell goes open plan as revenue passes £30m

29-Jul-2015 | By Richard Simmons

Wedlake Bell has recorded revenue of £31.3m for the 2014/15 financial year.

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Brodies' revenue grows by 11 per cent to £57.9m

27-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Brodies has announced its fifth consective year of revenue and profit growth as turnover increased by 11.2 per cent, from £52.1m to £57.9m.

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Ince & Co sees turnover fall 8 per cent during period of challenging conditions

23-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Ince & Co has announced that its turnover has fallen by 8 per cent, from £86.7m to £79.4m last year.

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Charles Russell Speechlys reports 3.5 per cent revenue rise following merger

23-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Charles Russell Speechlys has posted its first post-merger financial results, revealing a 3.5 per cent increase in revenue to £134.5m.

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Withers sees global turnover rise 8.7 per cent to £134m

23-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Withers’ revenue rose 8.7 per cent over 2014/15 from £123.3m to £134m, while its average profit per full equity partner (PEP) dropped by 2.4 per cent, the firm has announced.

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