LND: Property prices through the roof: how to get the most out of your space


Boodle Hatfield may have set a trend when it vacated its 300-year Mayfair seat, with firms – both in London and nationwide – being forced by soaring property prices to get creative with their real estate

LND: Dentons' leaders on merger mania: "We want to have our arms around the globe"


This week the Dentons and McKenna Long & Aldridge merger officially completed, cementing Dentons’ standing as the biggest law firm in the world

Allen & Overy posts sixth year of growth with 4 per cent revenue increase to £1.28bn in 2014/15


Allen & Overy has achieved a sixth consecutive year of growth in 2014/15, increasing its global turnover by 4 per cent from £1.23bn to £1.28bn, while average profit per equity partner grew by 8 per cent to £1.21m

LND: Linklaters reports 1 per cent turnover hike as Davies announces early departure


Linklaters has reported a 1 per cent increase in turnover to £1.267bn in 2014/15, at the same time as managing partner Simon Davies confirmed he is stepping down early to join Lloyds Banking Group as chief people, legal and strategy officer

LND: Peerpoint eyes overseas sites, with further Europe and Asia expansion topping the agenda


Allen & Overy contract lawyer service Peerpoint is continuing to focus on international expansion, with sites in Asia and Europe thought to be in the pipeline

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Prime locations

6-Jul-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

The UK’s property market is overheating, particularly in Central London. With ever more law firms moving into the City, how can they make good use of the space available? And which firms are being the most creative?

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