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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.
Not to be outdone by the flurry of results announcements coming out of the legal community, DLA Piper, which reports on a calendar-year basis, has come up with unaudited figures for the UK financial year.
According to the firm, revenue on the non-US side of its business during the UK financial year totalled £445m, up from £366.7m during the same period last year. This represents an increase of 24.1 per cent.
Meanwhile, the non-US average profit per equity partner (PEP) figure rose by 18.2 per cent year-on-year, up from £605,000 at the end of April last year to £712,000 this year.
As of calendar year 2005, DLA Piper has reported its figures as a global entity and for 2006 it posted global revenue of $1.8bn (£907.58bn) and global PEP of $1.18m (£595,000).
Trust DLA Piper to try and steal the thunder of the likes of Eversheds.