The Lawyer Management profile
Schillings’ marketing manager on high-profile clients, the evolving market and the perils of law firm IT
Carl Weston has been head of marketing at Derby firm Flint Bishop since 2006
There is now just over a week to go until the entry period for this year’s Business Leadership awards closes. We have had a phenomenal response, with already more entries across a broader range of legal services providers than ever before.
Weightmans has announced a continued rise in turnover of 2.5 per cent, from £87m to £89.2m for the 2014/15 financial year.
Dentons is reporting a rise in both revenue and profit for its UK, Middle East and Africa (UKMEA) operations for the 2014/15 financial year, with average profit per equity partner (PEP) up 23 per cent to £502,000.
Berwin Leighton Paisner’s (BLP) turnover increased by 6 per cent to £259m for the 2014/15 financial year, with average profit per equity partner (PEP) rebounding to £659,000.
Scottish firm Harper Macleod posted a jump in turnover in 2014/15 to £22m, up 4.7 per cent on the previous year, revealing solid growth in what continues to be a tough local market.
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.