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Stephen Goldie

Brodies pays firmwide bonus as revenue hits £114m

Brodies has posted a 7.5 per cent rise in fee income for its financial year to 30 April, the Scottish firm’s 14th consecutive year of revenue growth. Turnover rose from £106.3m to £114.3m. The bottom line grew less significantly, with operating profit up by 1 per cent from £48.6m to £49.2m and average profit per […]

Hill Dickinson profits hit £50m after 5 per cent rise

Revenue at Hill Dickinson reached £141.3m last year, subject to audit, while net profit exceeded £50m. The firm grew revenue by 9 per cent, up from the previous year’s £129.6m. Hill Dickinson has now grown 56 per cent from the £90.5m it generated in 2019, marking six years of consecutive growth. All three of the […]

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Enough power to charge 14,500 smartphones: Dentons and Defra strive to cut emissions

Dentons has cut carbon emissions equivalent to charging 14,500 smartphones by adopting sustainable legal practices with key client Defra. This initiative, termed the “low carbon blueprint”, was developed with Defra’s legal department – Defra Legal Advisers – which is part of the Government Legal Department (GLD) that advises the Department for Environment, Food and Rural […]

Carolena Gordon, Clyde & Co

Clydes turnover rises 10 per cent to £845m

Clyde & Co has seen its global topline grow by 10 per cent over 2023/24, rising from the previous year’s £788.6m to £845m. In its second full financial year since its £11m acquisition of BLM, the firm’s profit has also increased by 3 per cent to £174.4m. The UK now accounts for 47 per cent […]

Signal Research Reports

UK Top 50 partner promotions

This report includes: analysis of partner promotions at the UK Top 50 firms since 2020 insight into regional promotion trends a look at the progress towards gender parity in partner promotions data on the practice areas experiencing the highest number of promotions.

Cleary Gottlieb: Under the skin of a firm playing catch-up

This report contains: an analysis of the reality of Cleary Gottlieb’s growth trajectory in London since 2014 an overview of challenges faced by the top global firms which are pursuing similar growth strategies a discussion on Cleary’s distinctive practice area mix, highlighting its substantial focus on antitrust cases.

The Nordic 50 2024

This report contains: ranking of the Nordic 50 firms on a headcount basis headcount analysis of the largest firms split into three groups financial and market analysis of the four jurisdictions in the region firm specific data profiles

Litigation team of the year

This report includes: a breakdown of the eight firms shortlisted for the Litigation Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2024 an overview of the case they have been nominated for an analysis of the firms’ larger litigation team

Regional efficiency of the UK 101-200: the Independents

This report includes: a regional efficiency map for firms ranked 101-200 (The Independents) insight into the impact of geographic location on efficiency, highlighting regional disparities, drivers of success, and areas for improvement.

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