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A&O revenues grow nearly 4 per cent in half-year results

26-Nov-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Allen & Overy (A&O) has reported a 3.6 per cent rise in revenue in the first half of 2015/16, with the firm’s turnover growing from £619.7m to £642m.

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Osborne Clarke sees half-year revenues jump by 25 per cent

20-Nov-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Osborne Clarke has seen its global revenues jump by 25 per cent in the first half of the 2015/16 financial year, up from €89.1m (£62.3m) to €111m (£77.6m).


Fieldfisher reveals 8 per cent half-year revenue rise to £58.4m

10-Nov-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Fieldfisher’s half-year global revenue has beat the firm’s target, with an 8 per cent increase from £54.3m to £58.4m for the first six months of the 2015/16 financial year.


Australian independent Minter Ellison returns to growth with 2 per cent turnover rise

9-Nov-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Australia’s largest firm Minter Ellison has announced a rise of 2.3 per cent in its 2014/15 turnover.


Fladgate expands office as half-year results show 12 per cent rise in revenue

2-Nov-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Fladgate has announced a provisional 12 per cent rise in turnover to £19.1m at its half-year point, becoming the first UK firm to unveil its mid-point revenue.


UK 200: New Model Law and the ABS providers

27-Oct-2015 | By The Lawyer editorial staff

Alternative providers such as the Big Four accountancy firms are an increasingly visible component of the UK legal services market, exclusive research for The Lawyer UK200 2015 has confirmed.


French firms expand after solid year as magic circle suffer in Paris

15-Oct-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Revenue and headcount for several of the largest international firms in Paris dropped sharply last year, amid a generally healthy and expanding market, according to new figures.

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Germany's Luther records 6 per cent turnover growth to €121m

12-Oct-2015 | By Joanne Harris

German firm Luther has announced a 6 per cent rise in global turnover, from €114m to €121m (£90m) in the last financial year.

Back office centres: three’s the charm


With December just around the corner it’s almost time for our annual review of the year, but ahead of that we have something for you that harks back to one of 2015’s highlights.

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Brodies increases costs to boost profit

4-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Last week Brodies announced its fifth consecutive year of growth with turnover increasing 11 per cent to £57.9m and profit up 14 per cent to £27.1m, but despite these positive results the firm’s costs also soared.

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Gideon Moore confirmed as Linklaters new managing partner

3-Nov-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Linklaters banking head Gideon Moore has won the magic circle firm’s managing partner race to replace outgoing Simon Davies. 


Exclusive: HMRC prepares for judicial review into Manches administration

29-Sep-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The creditors of liquidated firm Manches are seeking legal advice to bring a judicial review of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) handling of the liquidation after being left with a £4.2m shortfall in tax receipts.


Exclusive: KWM completes "partnership review" with equity exits imminent

9-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has reviewed its UK partnership with up to 15 partners to depart the firm with immediate effect.

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Hogan Lovells executive manager May joins 42 Bedford Row chambers as CEO

24-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Hogan Lovells executive manager Neil May has been appointed chief executive of common law set 42 Bedford Row following a unanimous vote by the chambers’ executive board.

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Webber Wentzel's Sally Hutton: We want to be the dominant South African law firm

27-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

The Lawyer’s Africa Elite report is published on Monday (30 March). Ahead of that the first-ever managing partner of Webber Wentzel, one of South Africa’s oldest and largest firms, unveils her plans for the future.

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