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Why it’s the perfect time to implement a platform solution

One of the few good things about lockdown is the way it’s encouraged us to tackle overdue domestic chores. Hey, even if that just meant tidying our sock drawer, we feel better as a result. So why not take this opportunity to do something similar in your legal practice?

The fake news pandemic, and how to handle it

Last month, Ofcom warned against the prevalence of false or misleading information about Coronavirus. According to the media regulator, many people are unable to tell the difference between fact and fiction when it comes to COVID-19, and the latest estimates are that fake news has reached a billion social media users.

The new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

This briefing by Kate Rogers gives a short overview of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill, which was first read in the House of Commons on 20 May 2020 and is intended to proceed to the House of Lords following its final stages in the House of Commons on 3 June 2020.

Exiting your business – private or public?

With business owners increasingly selling to private equity in recent years, Carolyn Gelling from The International Stock Exchange Group explores the ingredients that could make an exit into the public market more viable again for firms in the North West.

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Wedlake Bell – UK 100

Turnover: £16.6m Profit per equity partner: £250,000 Equity spread: £190,000-£270,000 Net profit: £4.5m Profit margin: 27 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: £90,000-£120,000 Revenue per lawyer: £255,000 Revenue per partner: £474,000 Revenue per equity partner: £922,000 Cost per lawyer: £186,000 Profit per lawyer: £69,000 No of partners: 35 No of equity partners: 18 No of female […]

Watson Farley & Williams – UK 100

Turnover: £45m Profit per equity partner: £358,000 Equity spread: £150,000-£620,000 Net profit: £17m Profit margin: 38 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: Individual packages. Revenue per lawyer: £283,000 Revenue per partner: £714,000 Revenue per equity partner: £882,000 Cost per lawyer: £176,000 Profit per lawyer: £107,000 No of partners: 63 No of equity partners: 51 No of […]

Moore & Blatch- Rising 50 – 2005

Turnover: £10.9m Revenue per partner: £726,700 Revenue per lawyer: £99,100 Total number of partners: 15 Total number of fee-earners: 112 Total number of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 110 Total number of support staff: 113 Offices: London, Lymington, Milford-on-Sea, Southampton (two) Equity structure: Modified lockstep Core business: Full service Clients: Barrie Catchpole, Bellway Homes, […]

Shoosmiths – UK 100

Turnover: £54.6m Profit per equity partner: £234,000 Equity spread: £184,000-£326,000 Net profit: £8m Profit margin: 15 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: £65,000-£120,000 Revenue per lawyer: £246,000 Revenue per partner: £840,000 Revenue per equity partner: £1,606,000 Cost per lawyer: £210,000 Profit per lawyer: £36,000 No of partners: 65 No of equity partners: 34 No of female […]

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