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Looking to the future with a new UK insolvency regime

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the Act) promises to bring into effect a mixture of temporary measures to alleviate the problems created by the Covid-19 pandemic and some permanent reforms to the UK restructuring and insolvency regime.

Podcast series #2 – The build-to-rent sector post Covid-19

In this Podcast Shoosmiths real estate partner, Judy Fawcett, and Andrew Wells, Partner & Head of Leeds Office at Allsops, discuss which parts of the wider Residential Investment market are most active and so present the best opportunities post COVID-19. Click below to listen to the first in the series.

To the point: technology & digitalisation l June 2020

Hot water instead of toxic substances. Bags that can’t be stolen. Phosphorus that can be “recycled”. “Waste pieces” with a cult character. Beer with “rhythm & beat”. Austrian Patent Office President Mariana Karepova was delighted to announce the truly innovative ideas and solutions nominated for the Austrian “Staatspreis Patent”, a state prize awarded for trendsetting […]

Rise in venture capital-backed tech in response to pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has destabilised global markets. However, the crisis has encouraged swift adaptations in all walks of life and the development of innovative living and working patterns as a result of lockdowns around the world.

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Turnover: £45m Profit per equity partner: £415,000 Equity spread: £225,000-£650,000 Net profit: £18.7m Profit margin: 42 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: £100,000-£150,000 Revenue per lawyer: £288,000 Revenue per partner: £865,000 Revenue per equity partner: £1,023,000 Cost per lawyer: £169,000 Profit per lawyer: £120,000 No of partners: 52 No of equity partners: 44 No of female […]

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Turnover: £7.2m Revenue per partner: £400,000 Revenue per lawyer: £130,900 Total number of partners: 18 Total number of fee-earners: 69 Total number of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 55 Total number of support staff: 111 Offices: Corby, Kettering, Northampton Equity structure: Lockstep Core business: Family, charities, agriculture, business services Clients: Lafarge, Redland Aggregates, Weetabix […]

Linklaters and CC take top spots in Euro M&A rankings

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Wragge & Co – UK 100

Turnover: £79.3m Profit per equity partner: £208,000 Equity spread: £100,000-£365,000 Net profit: £23.3m Profit margin: 29 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: None Revenue per lawyer: £190,000 Revenue per partner: £678,000 Revenue per equity partner: £678,000 Cost per lawyer: £134,000 Profit per lawyer: £56,000 No of partners: 117 No of equity partners: 117 No of female […]

Dickinson Dees – UK 100

Turnover: £39.5m Profit per equity partner: £280,000 Equity spread: £220,000-£315,000 Net profit: £9m Profit margin: 23 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: £110,000 Revenue per lawyer: £219,000 Revenue per partner: £617,000 Revenue per equity partner: £1,234,000 Cost per lawyer: £169,000 Profit per lawyer: £50,000 No of partners: 64 No of equity partners: 32 No of female […]

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