Nice work if you can get it

31-Jul-2014

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.

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Will Charles Russell Speechlys be a winner?

17-Jul-2014

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?

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A Guide to your future

3-Jul-2014 | By Matt Byrne

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.

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What clients really think about disaggregation

19-Jun-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Do your clients care how innovative you are? This is one of the questions that will be posed in the annual The Lawyer Management Guide: Delivering Legal Services Differently, published on 30 June. We’ve already published short excerpts from the Guide, on knowledge management and finance. ...

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The results that matter

5-Jun-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Today we’re talking results. First up, there’s still time to enter this year’s The Lawyer Management awards – don’t miss out on the chance to win one of the year’s biggest prizes for operational excellence. This is every firm’s chance to acknowledge all the hard work being done by the members of their business support teams, which right now largely equates to finance professionals, if the plethora of financial results is anything to judge by.

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2013/14 financials: the results are in

21-Jul-2014

Keep up to date with all the latest figures coming in from The Lawyer UK200 with our revenue table for 2013/14.

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2013/14 financials: a decade in figures at the magic circle

8-Jul-2014 | By Katy Dowell

Clifford Chance might dominate the magic circle at the latest year-end but how has the firm performed over the last 10 years? Look inside the magic circle decade for a clearer perspective.

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2013/14 financials: the year so far

3-Jul-2014 | By Katy Dowell

The 2013/14 financial reporting season is now well underway. Who is outperforming the market and who is lagging behind?

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Partnership restructuring pays off for Bircham Dyson Bell

30-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Bircham Dyson Bell has recorded stable turnover but an increase in profitability after a steady 2013/14, with total revenue essentially unchanged at £31.3m.

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Farrers sees profit rise by 14 per cent as turnover stabilises

29-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Farrer & Co has reported a 14 per cent rise in net profit for the 2013/14 financial year thanks to an increase in its equity partnership, while turnover was stable at £50.7m.

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PEP rises 52 per cent at Hamlins as revenue shoots up by a quarter

29-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Profit per equity partner (PEP) at West End firm Hamlins has risen by 52 per cent, from £367,000 to £560,000.

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Moore Blatch’s PEP drops by 61 per cent as firm focuses on investment

28-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Average profit at Southampton-headquartered Moore Blatch fell sharply in 2013/14, from £344,000 in 2012/13 to £133,000.

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Roots of recovery are not so robust

28-Jul-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Let us praise legal services.

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