Revenue nudges down at merger-hungry Morton Fraser

News Article - 08/06/2012 : financial results, revenue, Finance, Finance

Scottish firm Morton Fraser has posted a 2 per cent drop in revenue and a 7 per cent profit hike for 2011-12 in a year in which it de-equitised three partners.

The firm, which said it was “actively seeking” a UK-wide merger, has...

Osborne Clarke posts 8% revenue hike to reach new financial high

News Article - 06/06/2012 : financial results, revenue, Finance, Finance

Osborne Clarke (OC) has unveiled its end-of-year figures for 2011-12, with revenue up 8% to £97.7m, marking the firm’s best-ever annual performance.

The 12-office firm, which maintains separate profit pools in its UK, Germany and...

Shakespeares and Harvey Ingram in talks to create £50m firm

News Article - 24/05/2012 : acquisitions, merger, revenue, Finance, Finance

Midlands firm Shakespeares is set to achieve its £50m growth target two years early after entering into exclusive discussions to merge with Leicester-based Harvey Ingram.

The planned tie-up will go live on 1 August, adding £19m in revenues...

Norton Rose posts £833m turnover at end of acquisitive year

News Article - 18/05/2012 : merger, revenue, turnover, Finance, Finance

Norton Rose has announced its unaudited financial results for the 2011-12 financial year, with the turnover figure of $1.32bn (£833m) representing a 9 per cent like-for-like increase on last year.

The latest figure, which includes...

Fladgate breaks £25m barrier with revenue and profit rise

News Article - 09/05/2012 : profit, revenue, Finance, Finance

Fladgate has posted a 10 per cent rise in total revenue for the 2011-12 financial year, with turnover rising to £25.9m.

Provisional figures suggest the firm’s average profit per equity partner (PEP) and average earnings per partner...

Scotland's Harper Macleod posts 14 per cent turnover rise

News Article - 03/05/2012 : revenue, turnover, UK firms, Finance, Finance

Scottish firm Harper Macleod has announced an unaudited turnover rise of 14 per cent for the 2011-12 financial year, becoming one of the first UK firms to post its figures for the year.

The Glasgow-headquartered firm billed £19.1m in legal...

City firms foresee slow growth but Q3 revenues rise 7% at top 100

News Article - 09/03/2012 : city law firms, law firm profitability, revenue, Finance, Finance

The UK’s top 100 law firms saw fee income increase by 7.2% year-on-year during the third quarter of 2011-12 according to new research, which shows firms are predicting slower growth for the coming financial year due to the ongoing...

Paul Hastings' revenue dips as firm targets more network expansion

News Article - 01/03/2012 : financial results, paul hastings, revenue, Finance, Finance

Paul Hastings’ 2011 financial results, released today (28 February), show revenue dipped 2 per cent last year, from $902m to $884m, while revenue per lawyer (RPL) broke through the $1m barrier to $1.003m.

Average profit per equity partner...

DLA Piper posts 15% global revenue hike to reach new $2bn-plus high

News Article - 09/02/2012 : dla piper, revenue, Finance, Finance, Practice Management

DLA Piper saw global revenues soar past the $2bn mark in 2011 to set a new firm record, reports The Am Law Daily.

The firm's total revenue jumped 14.6% to an all-time high of roughly $2.25bn (£1.42bn) during the year, while average...

Weil Gotshal posts 4% revenue rise for 2011 as partner profits grow 8%

News Article - 07/02/2012 : revenue, weil gotshal & manges, Finance, Finance, Practice Management

Weil Gotshal & Manges has posted a 4% rise in firmwide revenues alongside an 8% increase in partner profits, reports The Am Law Daily.

The US firm, which saw both revenues and profits slip in 2010, enjoyed moderate growth in...

Mayer Brown posts 2011 revenue rise after two years of faltering results

News Article - 02/02/2012 : financial reporting, mayer brown, revenue, Finance, Finance, Practice Management

Mayer Brown has posted a 2.4% increase in firmwide revenues for 2011 after two years of falling financials, reports the Am Law Daily.

The firm saw total turnover climb to $1.13bn (£713m), while profits per partner (PEP) rose 10% to...

Briefing on: Competitiveness and the Legal Services Act

Resource - 19/01/2012 : briefing, budgeting and forecasting, business intelligence, business process management, claims handling, cloud computing, compliance, conflict checking, CRM, data management, debt recovery, digital dictation, document management, dwf, e-mail management, eDiscovery, education and training, employer branding, feature article, In-house training, law firm profitability, lexisnexis, Matter Management, nabarro, network and data services, online legal service, outsourcing, profitability, regulation, revenue, software solutions, transcription, workflow, Finance, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

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Briefing on: Alternative fee arrangements | Interview with Neil Kinsella, CEO of RJW

Resource - 19/01/2012 : aderant, briefing, budgeting and forecasting, business intelligence, business process management, case management, compliance, credit management, data management, e-billing, Elite, ERP solutions, expense management, feature article, law firm profitability, Matter Management, offshoring, online legal service, outsourcing, payments, profitability, regulation, revenue, russell jones & walker, software solutions, time capture, time recording, workflow, Finance, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

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Briefing on finance management with Sarah Wilkinson of FFW | The recession and the growth beyond it

Resource - 19/01/2012 : briefing, budgeting and forecasting, business process management, compliance, costs recovery, credit management, debt recovery, e-billing, education and training, Elite, expense management, feature article, field fisher waterhouse, IntApp, law firm profitability, legal accounts, legal costs, money laundering, multi-currency, offshore, pay, profitability, regulation, revenue, time capture, time recording, Finance, Finance, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

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Quill Pinpoint - Entry in Law Society Software Solutions Guide 2009

Resource - 19/01/2012 : archiving, book keeping, budgeting and forecasting, case management, cost recovery, credit management, debt recovery, digital dictation, document management, ebillinghub, expense management, guide, law firm profitability, legal accounts, money laundering, multi-currency, outsourcing, revenue, time recording, workflow, Marketing & BD, Marketing & BD, Technology

Every year the Law Society publishes a guide of legal software solutions which is open to all suppliers in the market who have to pass a rigorous set of criteria in order to feature.

This year there were 10 entries who were...