The Lawyer Africa Elite 2014 features an in-depth look at 46 leading independent firms’ strategies in 15 key sub-Saharan jurisdictions, as well as the views of in-house counsel from some of Africa’s largest companies... Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
CMS Cameron McKenna has posted a 5 per cent increase in revenue after the first six months of the 2009-10 financial year.
The City firm brought in £100m in fees in the six months to the end of October compared with £95.3m at the same stage last year. That figure was 13 per cent down on the £116m it turned over in 2007-08.
The firm has cited an increase in activity in energy and financial services as the drivers behind its improved performance.
Managing partner Duncan Weston said: “The fundamentals of our business are extremely sound and our three-year strategic review has set a clear direction.
“We’ve had some great new business wins and our sector approach continues to deliver with significant growth in the areas of energy and financial services and we are also benefiting from the pick-up in private equity activity.”
Last month the firm’s partnership agreed to embark on an arrangement with Integreon that could see vast sections of its back office support function outsourced.