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New Court of Appeal case a game-changer for arbitration in family law

By Sarah Green A recent Court of Appeal case has the potential to change the landscape of arbitration in family law. With the court backlog worse than ever as a result of Covid-19, out-of-court settlement options, such as Early Neutral Evaluations, Private FDRs and Arbitration are seen as increasingly attractive prospects for separating couples, who […]

Decade-long Saad litigation settled between AHAB and Grant Thornton Defendants

By Rupert Bell, Shelley White, Colette Wilkins, Andrew Gibson, Arikka Farley After over 11 years of litigation, Walkers Cayman is pleased to announce that Walkers’ clients, the Grant Thornton Defendants, have reached a confidential settlement with AHAB which results in their release from the AHAB v. Saad Investments and Others proceedings in the Cayman Islands. The proceedings […]

The remote trustee: Getting your house in order after the Covid-19 pandemic

By David Pytches, Monique Bhullar, Philip Paschalides, David Pytches, Clive Thomas To say 2020 has been a challenging year for many would be an understatement. The onset of COVID-19 saw significant hardships for millions of people globally and the economic impacts continue to ripple across the world’s economy, with many expecting these negative consequences to […]

How to manage virtual cross-cultural teams – Interculturality

How to manage virtual teams In our last blog, we explored why it’s important to capitalise on internal resources by designing inclusive workplaces. Inclusion often encounters resistance among those who consider it a passing HR trend and feel the voice of the diversity and inclusion (D&I) advocates is too paternalistic. But often this resistance exists because […]

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Ashurst – UK 100

Turnover: £197m Profit per equity partner: £521,000 Equity spread: £273,000-£681,000 Net profit: £67.7m Profit margin: 34 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: £130,000-£210,000 Revenue per lawyer: £318,000 Revenue per partner: £1,288,000 Revenue per equity partner: £1,515,000 Cost per lawyer: £209,000 Profit per lawyer: £109,000 No of partners: 153 No of equity partners: 130 No of female […]

Morgan Cole – UK 100

Turnover: £27m Profit per equity partner: £50,000 Equity spread: £40,000-£125,000 Net profit: £4.3m Profit margin: 16 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: None Revenue per lawyer: £108,000 Revenue per partner: £500,000 Revenue per equity partner: £500,000 Cost per lawyer: £91,000 Profit per lawyer: £17,000 No of partners: 54 No of equity partners: 54 No of female […]

CMS Cameron McKenna – UK 100

Turnover: £167m Profit per equity partner: £415,000 Equity spread: £205,000-£525,000 Net profit: £54m Profit margin: 32 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: None Revenue per lawyer: £301,000 Revenue per partner: £1,210,000 Revenue per equity partner: £1,285,000 Cost per lawyer: £204,000 Profit per lawyer: £97,000 No of partners: 138 No of equity partners: 130 No of female […]

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German firm seeks friendship, but nothing seriousAt the end of last year German firm Beiten Burkhardt ended a tug of love between Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Eversheds by choosing an informal network of best friends rather than the formal alliance favoured by both UK firms. Strangely, Beiten claims this was never an option. The […]

Henderson Boyd Jackson – Rising 50 – 2005

Turnover: £10.5m Revenue per partner: £456,500 Revenue per lawyer: £172,100 Total number of partners: 23 Total number of fee-earners: 96 Total number of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 61 Total number of support staff: 55 Offices: Edinburgh, Glasgow Equity structure: Merit Core business: Full service, with strengths in commercial property, corporate, litigation, maritime Clients: […]

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