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.
DAC Beachcroft has announced a 9.7 per cent drop in net profit from £31.7m to £28.6m for the 2013/14 financial year.
Rugby-based Brethertons has replaced CEO Mike Dibbon with commercial litigation and recoveries partner Shaun Jardine to help cement the firm’s growth after a 28 per cent hike in annual revenue.
Foot Anstey has posted a revenue rise of 14 per cent for 2013/14 to £27.5m, resulting in cumulative turnover growth of 72 per cent since 2006/07.
Bird & Bird CEO David Kerr has overseen a period of significant growth at the former IP boutique, and more is on the horizon.
Boodle Hatfield has appointed its first female senior partner in its 300-year history, with head of private client Sara Maccallum set to take over the running of the firm on 1 May next year.
Locke Lord Edwards to be formed as US firms pair push forward with a letter of intent to merge in 2015.
Washington DC-headquartered BuckleySandler has opened in London, the firm’s first international office.
DWF is ramping up its agile working capabilities with a raft of initiatives kick-started by its move last Monday into London’s Walkie Talkie building (19 May 2014).