Holman Fenwick Willan PEP slips by 9 per cent to £496k

5-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has reported a a 9 per cent plunge in average profit per full equity partner (PEP) from £545,000 to £496,000, bringing it to its lowest point since 2008/09.


Hill Dickinson’s turnover and profit figures fall to four year low

5-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Hill Dickinson has reported that its turnover for the 2014/15 financial year has fallen by 6.4 per cent, from £111.6m to £104.4m.

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Exclusive: Clifford Chance's London office set to embrace agile working

4-Aug-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Clifford Chance London managing partner David Bickerton is encouraging partners to work from home when possible in a bid to increase flexible working at the firm.


Olswang turns down multi-million pound Google group claim instruction

4-Aug-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Olswang has turned down an instruction on a multimillion-pound group claim against Google, despite representing the claimants in a similar test case against the technology giant.


Cartwright King client Hayes convicted of Libor rigging

3-Aug-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Cartwright King client Tom Hayes has been found guilty in Southwark Crown Court of rigging global Libor interest rates.


Simpson Millar owner Fairpoint Group acquires Colemans-CTTS in £9m deal

3-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

The Fairpoint Group has acquired personal injury specialist firm Colemans-CTTS for £9m, strengthening its legal services arm after buying Simpson Millar last year.

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The Bar Top 30: small sets, big ambition

3-Aug-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Life is rosy at the commercial bar, if last year’s financial results provided by some leading sets are anything to go by. Overall, the top 30 chambers witnessed growth across the board, though expansion at the top end of the leader board was notably slower than in previous years.

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Special report, funds: out of complexity...

3-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

The lawyers shortlisted for Funds Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards have shown great flexibility in the face of intensified regulation.

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Where next for Gowling WLG?

27-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

When Wragges and Gowlings merge next year numerous options will open up for the Anglo-Canadian firm to build on – and develop beyond – its IP and natural resources roots.


Gateley tests the public water

20-Jul-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

When Gateley became the UK’s first law firm to float it gained a lot of publicity. What is important now is how it makes the most of its plc opportunity.

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Construction: first things first download subscription

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The Court of Appeal have ordered payment by a developer of a fee agreed after the work was carried out, notwithstanding that there was no agreement to fees when the services began.

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Tomorrow's law firm: You might not like what you find


Still convinced the traditional law firm model has a future? Allow Adam Smith Esq president Bruce MacEwen to put you straight.


Wragges won’t turn away now that it is on America’s doorstep

27-Jul-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Wragges’ merger with Gowlings positions it for global expansion.

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