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Eversheds helps Impetus clean up in T Shea waste management deal

Eversheds has advised waste management company Impetus on its acquisition of UK waste transfer station operator T Shea. Impetus, which was backed by private equity house Agilitas in 2013, is one of the largest waste management companies in the North-east of England. Impetus has built Europe’s largest commercial and industrial waste processing facility at its site […]

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K&L Gates posts 11 per cent boost in London revenue to £44.96m

K&L Gates has reported an 11 per cent growth in revenue to £44.96m in London in its year-end financial results, contrasting with a firmwide drop in turnover. The firm’s London figures compare favourably to K&L Gates’ global results, which showed a turnover drop of 1.18 per cent from $1.158bn to $1.145bn (£744m). Revenue per lawyer […]

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Latham & Watkins’ revenue grows by 14 per cent to reach $2.61bn

Latham & Watkins’ revenue has rocketed by 14.3 per cent between 2013 and 2014, from $2.28bn to $2.61bn (£1.69bn). Its average profit per partner grew by 16.5 per cent, increasing from $2.5m to $2.9m over the course of the year. Meanwhile, its revenue per lawyer also rose from $1.1m to $1.2m – a total of […]

Midlands care home poisoning case: No5 Chambers lawyers help ensure prosecution

Adrian Keeling QC and Matthew Brook prosecuted the care home poisoning case Melissa Swift of West Bromwich admitted three charges of attempted murder and two counts of making threats to kill. Birmingham Crown Court heard that Swift added bleach to drinks bottles in a communal fridge at Goldfield Court, a care home in West Bromwich. […]

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Boris Johnson: Lawyers are amazing. Here’s why

Boris Johnson put London and the rule of law squarely at the heart of the world’s legal market yesterday in his keynote speech at the Global Law Summit. While cracking jokes. Obviously. Was the Mayor of London ever likely to do anything else? Of course not. But in his characteristically showman’s manner, Johnson not only […]

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