Bryan Cave London turnover up 22 per cent

•The London office of US firm Bryan Cave has posted a 22.4 per cent jump in turnover for 2007. Revenue climbed to $28.4m (£14.3m) compared with 2006’s $23.2m (£11.7m).

Turnover was boosted by the stellar performance of the corporate finance, litigation and banking and finance practices, with managing partner Anthony Fiducia pledging to ramp up the firm’s London capabilities with more lateral hires.

“We’re finding it quite easy to attract lateral hires because we have a good story to tell,” said Fiducia.