The final death of SJ Berwin: Eversheds pounces as KWM abandons Europe and Middle East

Eversheds Sutherland has agreed a sprawling cooperation agreement with King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) that sees the firms agree exclusive referral deals, while also giving Eversheds the chance to grow substantially across the UK, Europe and Middle East. The agreement has been struck between Eversheds Sutherland’s international LLP and KWM (China) LLP. The talks will […]

Real estate developments

Revealed: The five giants of UK real estate

In July, The Lawyer started its analysis of the third group in its Practice Analysis offering – real estate. The report for July looks at the UK real estate practices of more than 180 firms, ranks them by the size of their real estate team and provides important efficiency measures such as revenue per lawyer […]

HM treasury

HMRC will eat your profits in 2023/24

You might think that those with the heaviest pay packets cough up the most income tax. And in an ordinary year, you’d be right. But this isn’t an ordinary year. The wholesale reform of how partners are taxed means the majority of UK partners will pay more to the taxman regardless of whether profits are […]