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Focus on COP26: The future of affordable living

The hosting of COP26 in Glasgow this year shines a spotlight on the UK in relation to sustainability performance, applying more pressure on organisations to demonstrate their green credentials and to encourage the development and usage of sustainable technologies in the race to net zero.



DAC Beachcroft gains Belfast foothold with firm acquisition

DAC Beachcroft (DACB) has formally launched an office in Northern Ireland after the acquisition of its Belfast best friend firm McKinty & Wright for its second office launch of 2019. Belfast follows Paris in becoming DACB’s second new European office this year with the Northern Irish site bringing six new partners into the fold along […]


DAC Beachcroft tells partners: We’re saving capital for the firm’s future

DAC Beachcroft‘s executive board has voted through a new initiative that will see a portion of year-end capital held back in a push to retain funds for workplace improvements. The 10-member board, chaired by senior partner Virginia Clegg, voted through the motion that was approved by partners at the firm and will see a “modest” […]

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DAC overhauls bonus structure in record-breaking year for staff

DAC Beachcroft‘s record £7.7m bonus payout to staff last year was a result of the firm’s overhauled remuneration system, which focuses largely on performance-related initiatives, The Lawyer can reveal. Senior associates and legal directors have had their remuneration more closely aligned to that of partners at the firm, while business services staff will now see theirs reflected […]

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DAC posts double-digit growth across the board with record PEP figure

DAC Beachcroft has posted a strong set of results for the 2017/18 financial year, showing double-digit growth in turnover and profit as well as posting a record-high in profit per equity partner (PEP) of £530,000. An 11 per cent increase in turnover from 2016/17 saw the firm rise from £207m to £230m, while a 21 per […]

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