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Clyde & Co’s total revenue climbed 1.6 per cent from £639.6m to £650m over 2021/22, as revealed in its first set of financial results since the BLM merger was finalised earlier this year. Net profit increased 4 per cent from £152.8 to £159m, while profit per equity partner (PEP) dipped 1 per cent from £715,000 […]
Linklaters’ revenue has risen 6.5 per cent to £1.78bn, a better result for the magic circle firm after its modest results last year. The results contrast with those posted for the financial year 2020/21, in which turnover went up by just 2 per cent to £1.67bn. Average profit per equity partner (PEP) continues to rise […]
Evelyn Partners has hired Charlotte Davies of Provident Financial Group as its next GC. Having spent three years as group GC and company secretary at Provident, she replaces Evelyn’s current GC Nicola Mitford-Slade who is retiring from the role. Davies will begin her new position on 1 September 2022. Davies trained at magic circle firm […]
Two former heads of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) are involved in bringing a £9.9bn anti-trust class action against four major crypto currency exchanges. An estimated 240,000 UK investors of cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) are claimed to have suffered £9.9bn in losses after trading platforms Binance, Kraken, ShapeShift and Bittylicious delisted the BSV […]
DAC Beachcroft has begun reducing its real estate across the UK, as it prioritises flexibility over office floorspace, The Lawyer can reveal. The insurance firm recently refurbished and reduced its Birmingham base from three floors to two, while moving its growing Glasgow operation to a smaller site. The firm is mid-process of relocating its Newcastle […]
Dentons has added £31m to its top-line across the UK, Ireland and Middle East (UKIME), bringing its total revenue to £260.4m. The uptick of 14 per cent from £229.1m is a significant improvement on 2020/21, when revenue nudged up by just 1 per cent. Speaking to The Lawyer, Dentons’ CEO for UKIME Paul Jarvis said: “The […]
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