A&O bucks City trend with plan to hike fees

News Article - 19/01/2012 : Allen & Overy, billing, Finance, Finance

Allen A& Overy (A&O) is going against City trends by planning to increase its London billing rates in a bid to cover escalating costs and maintain profit.

The discussions about increasing charge-out rates are taking place as major...

Weightmans in talks with two firms with merger or team hires on table

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, revenue, Human Resources, Human Resources, Practice Management

Weightmans is in formal talks with national firms Mace & Jones and Vizards Wyeth.

RollOnFriday first reported news of the talks with Vizards earlier today (7 January), with Weightmans later confirming that it is in talks with both...

Elite Receives Gold for Billing Manager from the 2009 Law Technology News Awards

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, elite 3e, Finance, Finance, Technology

Elite, a Thomson Reuters business, received a Gold award in the seventh annual Law Technology News Awards. Elite Billing Manager won the Gold in the Time and Billing for Large firms (100+ lawyers) category, a distinction the company has won in...