Norton Rose revenue up 9 per cent at half year

Norton Rose has posted a 9 per cent rise in turnover for the first six months of 2010-11, becoming the second top 10 firm so far to reveal its half-year results.

The firm generated £155m in fee income during the six months to November. That compares with £142m for the same period last year. In 2008, Norton Rose’s revenue for the first half of the year totalled £141.5m.

Revenue for the whole of last year was £307m, 2 per cent down from the previous year’s £314m.

Yesterday, Allen & Overy revealed a 3 per cent hike in its first-half turnover (8 November 2010).