Next month The Lawyer Management conference and awards rolls into town. Over the next few weeks in the run-up to the conference we’ll be looking at some of the operational themes it will be covering, we well as the awards categories in more detail.
This week there’s more on the rumbling marketing pay row. In case you missed our news story about the £477,000 marketing directors – and the opinion article from Pinsent Masons’ director of communications ...
If you work in marketing there is really only one story this week. Yes, as we reported yesterday, marketing heads at some of London’s top 60 law firms are being paid as much as £477,000.
The big news this week is the decision of Charles Russell and Speechly Bircham yesterday to vote in favour of merging and create a £135m firm with 170 partners. But how many business services staff will there be?
Yesterday a swathe of the great and the good of the UK legal market in the form of the judging panel for this year’s The Lawyer Management awards - along with yours truly – jammed themselves into a corner office at The Lawyer Towers to thrash out the shortlist.
One firm moves its money to England, fearing a run on banks if UK splits apart
Aim-listed European IP group Murgitroyd saw its pre-tax profits drop by 10.9 per cent during the course of the 2013/14 financial year.
Scotland’s top independent firms have pulled out of the recession in earnest in 2013/14, with the top 20 turning over a combined revenue of £438.2m, a rise of 8 per cent on £406.9m the previous year.
The Co-operative Group’s half-year results, released today (4 September), show a £5.1m loss in the 26 weeks up to 5 July for the legal services arm.
Private equity-backed Knights is expected to turnover in excess of £15m during 2014/15 having hit £7.5m at the half-year.