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.
Eversheds has continued its steady growth in turnover, increasing gross fee income by 13 per cent to £285m in the last 12 months. "The firms had a good year, particularly when viewed in the context of current economic conditions," said managing partner David Gray. "Weve had significant growth in all practice groups, including corporate, with particularly strong performances in HR, litigation and dispute resolution," The HR department grew by 25 per cent, with litigation and dispute resolution just behind on 18 per cent. Real estate also made a double figure increase, up by 11 per cent. Gray said a profit figure had not yet been finalised, but he was confident that there would be an increase.