SJ Berwin enjoys results to shout about

The UK’s law firms are really getting their acts together. We’re just eight days into the new financial year and the results are flowing in.

SJ Berwin is the latest to post fantastic figures, with billings up by 23 per cent – which means that an extra staff bonus of five per cent kicks in. It promises to be a record year for the City’s firms. See story

SJ Berwin’s results follow impressive figures from Ashurst, which has boosted turnover by an amazing 28.5 per cent. See story

It’s unsurprising that the corporate-heavy firms are first to sing out. So we wonder what’s stopping Herbert Smith, whose year-end was a whole month ago…