Latham in ten per cent global profits surge

Latham & Watkins has continued its winning streak after unveiling impressive financial results for 2004.

Turnover at US firm has increased 17 per cent on 2003, from $1.03bn to more than $1.2bn last year.

The results follow a phenomenal 2003, which saw the firm post a 14 per cent revenue rise to break through the $1bn turnover barrier for the first time.

At the same time, profits per equity partner have increased 10 per cent to just over $1.4m in 2004.