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A fast-track for beautiful developments?

The Government has published its long-awaited white paper on planning reform, which seeks views on 24 proposals. In this legal insight we look at the key areas that have been targeted for reform.

Cayman Islands administrative fines regime for insurance licensees

By Rob Humphries The Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 (the “Amendment Regulations”) came into force on 26 June 2020. The Amendment Regulations serve to amend Schedule 1 of the Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) Regulations (2019 Revision) (the “Fines Regulations”) and extend the scope of the fines which may be levied by the Cayman […]

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Turnover: £78.2m Profit per equity partner: £380,000 Equity spread: £225,000-£450,000 Net profit: £29.6m Profit margin: 38 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: £100,000 (all salaried partners are in Hong Kong) Revenue per lawyer: £275,000 Revenue per partner: £965,000 Revenue per equity partner: £1,003,000 Cost per lawyer: £171,000 Profit per lawyer: £104,000 No of partners: 81 No […]

Bryan Cave – UK 100

UK/global turnover: £10.2m/£234m UK/global PEP: £369,000/£369,000 UK/global revenue per lawyer: £378,000/£299,000 UK revenue per partner/equity partner: £1m/£1m Global revenue per equity partner: £1.2m UK/global number of partners: 10/199 UK/global number of lawyers: 27/782 UK number of staff: 64 UK/global leverage ratio: 1:1.7/1:2.9 UK equity partner to staff ratio: 1:6.4 Equity structure: Merit-based system where points […]

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SPBG creates legal taskforce to aid victims of the tsunami

Several of the world’s largest law firms have responded overwhelmingly to an appeal from the Solicitors Pro Bono Group (SPBG) to help families and businesses hit by the Asian tsunami. SPBG chief executive Susan Bucknall sent a general appeal out to the group’s database of firms after the giant wave hit on Boxing Day. She […]

Bond Pearce – UK 100

Turnover: £36.8m Profit per equity partner: £210,000 Equity spread: £164,000-£233,000 Net profit: £9.3m Profit margin: 25 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: Average of £96,000 for fixed share partners. Revenue per lawyer: £158,000 Revenue per partner: £603,000 Revenue per equity partner: £1,022,000 Cost per lawyer: £118,000 Profit per lawyer: £40,000 No of partners: 61 No of […]

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