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Robert Tchenguiz switches Shearman & Sterling for Stephenson Harwood in £300m SFO trial

10-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Shearman & Sterling has lost one of the biggest litigation mandates of the year after business tycoon Robert Tchenguiz swapped the US firm for Stephenson Harwood in his £300m case against the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

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Maclays posts positive turnover results to £43.3m after seven-year slide

9-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Scottish-headquartered firm Maclay Murray & Spens saw turnover hit £43.3m in the 2013/14 financial year, a rise of 7 per cent on the previous year.

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Macfarlanes revenue up by 22 per cent as net profit rises by almost a third

9-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Mafarlanes upped its turnover by 22 per cent in the 2013/14 financial year, from £114.16m to £139.75m.

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Simmons' turnover up 7 per cent to £269m, profit up 13%

8-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Simmons & Simmons has unveiled a 7 per cent increase in turnover for the 2013/14 financial year, with revenue rising to £268.6m from £250.3m in 2012/13.

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Mishcon posts 11% rise in revenue to £97.8m as PEP hits £975,000

8-Jul-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Mishcon de Reya has posted its financial results for 2013/14, which reveal a doubling of turnover since 2009.

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Linklaters' turnover hits £1.255bn, PEP up 5.9% to £1.39m

8-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Linklaters has returned to its strongest revenue position in five years after boosting turnover to £1.255bn for the 2013/14 financial year, up 5 per cent from £1.195bn.

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UK Analysis

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ABS of the Year Roundtable: Variety adds spice

23-Jun-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

ABSs arrived just two years ago but their impact on the profession is already deep. In a pre-Awards debate, our shortlisters discuss the rough and smooth of the transition

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Northern Ireland: The low tax dream

23-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Northern Ireland’s economy has picked up and work levels with it. Lawyers can almost taste the possibilities from much lower corporation tax

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The Lawyer Management Guide to KM

16-Jun-2014

Want to know what the future looks like? Allow these market-leading KM experts to tell you all about robo-lawyers, the use of AI, and the on-going importance of the telephone directory.

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The accountants are coming...

9-Jun-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

The big auditors are targeting the legal sector again, and this time the mid-market had better be prepared

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UK Briefings

Video: settlement agreements — a guide for UK employers download weblink subscription

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One of the problems faced by HR managers is how you go about having a difficult conversation with an employee who isn’t performing as well as you would like.

UK Opinion

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Magna Carta - what is there left to celebrate?

17-Jun-2014

With 12 months to go before the Magna Carta’s 800th anniversary, Jonathan Black makes the case for justice.

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1-0 to firms but HMRC will be back

28-Apr-2014 | By Matt Byrne

HMRC’s plans to change the tax treatment for LLP members had a big impact on lawyers.

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