BLM has seen turnover increase 17 per cent from £89m to £104.1m for the 2014/15 financial year.
Revenue at Burges Salmon grew by 5.6 per cent in 2014/15 from £76.5m to £80.8m for the fourth consecutive year, while net profit increased by 10.6 per cent from £25.4m to £28.1m during the period.
A team of private client lawyers from Leeds based firm Gordons has split away from the firm to set up a private law boutique.
Bristows client Google has won permission to appeal a recent Court of Appeal (CoA) ruling that said British users can sue the technology giant in the UK.
Clifford Chance client Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has successfully batted off an election petition that threatened to trigger a by-election in her constituency.
Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has instructed Clifford Chance to defend a petition lodged with the High Court accusing her of smearing the applicant’s “personal character and conduct”.
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.
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.
This year’s Law Firm of the Year is one that over the past decade has transformed itself to such an extent that it is no stretch to describe it as a Silicon Valley firm in the UK. Stand up, Osborne Clarke.
Some firms and in-house legal teams have used the resources squeeze of recent years as a chance to redesign their systems for efficiency, using process control methods borrowed from business.
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Wragges’ merger with Gowlings positions it for global expansion.