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Harbottles becomes first firm to report revenue after year-end switch

Harbottle & Lewis has announced its firmwide revenue after switching its financial year-end due to new HMRC tax rules. The firm managed to surpass £50m for the first time over a 12-month period. HMRC’s rules, which took effect from the 2023/24 financial year starting 6 April, seek to simplify tax payments by taxing a business’ […]

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Weil Gotshal partner set to join Paul Hastings

Paul Hastings is boosting its finance stocks with a new partner hire from Weil Gotshal & Manges. Reena Gogna is moving to Paul Hastings after a decade at Weil Gotshal. Prior to Weil, she worked at Latham & Watkins for 11 years, with this move therefore reuniting her with fellow finance partners Ross Anderson and […]

“Seemed very good:” Reform Party KC under fire for praising Putin in Salisbury

A King’s Counsel standing for the Reform UK party in Salisbury has come under fire after describing his encounter with Russian President Vladimir Putin at an election hustings. Asked if a Reform government would continue to support Ukraine in its war with Russia, Julian Malins KC said: “I have actually met Putin and had a 10-minute […]

Harvey for all: Ashurst rolls out genAI tool worldwide

Ashurst is rolling out the generative AI tool Harvey to all staff, following a successful global trial. The firm’s announcement means that employees worldwide will be able to use Harvey on aspects of work that includes document review, due diligence, drafting and market research. This applies to all lawyers and business services employees in a […]

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Dickson Minto turnover leaps 20 per cent in first year since Milbank split

Scottish firm Dickson Minto’s revenue is understood to have risen by 20 per cent in its first financial year since the firm effectively split in two, with the bulk of its London office decamping for Milbank. The firm has also converted to LLP status, a particularly significant development in the context of Dickson Minto in […]

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