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.
Allen & Overy enjoys fleeting moment as second-largest magic circle firm.
RPC is the latest firm to post double digit growth as revenue increased 12 per cent, from £84.1m to £94m, for the 2014/15 financial year.
Olswang posts 7.7 per cent revenue increase to £126.7m in 2014/15 results while debt drops to £10.1m
Olswang has reported a 7.7 per cent increase in revenue from £117.6m to £126.7m in 2014/15, while its net debt dropped 54.1 per cent from £22m to £10.1m.
Allen & Overy (A&O) has achieved a sixth consecutive year of growth in 2014/15, increasing its global turnover by 4 per cent from £1.23bn to £1.28bn, while average profit per equity partner (PEP) grew by 8 per cent to £1.21m.
Herbert Smith Freehills has turned over £815m in its second financial year since becoming a fully merged firm, a rise of just 2 per cent on the previous financial year.
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.
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.