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UK firm Macfarlanes awards PEP of £1.19m

Jul 16, 2014 UK law firm Macfarlanes has recorded a 22% hump in revenue to £139.74m. Average profit per equity partner increased by 21% to reach a whopping £1.19m. Senior Partner Charles Martin explained to RollOnFriday that…

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WILEF shows BigLaw firms with gender equity policies

Jun 26, 2014 The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) offers some insight into which BigLaw firms are offering women lawyers a real chance to compete with male colleagues on a level playing field. In order to become Gold Standard…

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Washington firms outperform US counterparts

May 15, 2014 Law firms in Washington DC are doing much better than their counterparts in other US cities, according to a quarterly report released by Citi Private Bank Law Firm Watch. In the first three months of 2014, Washington…

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Survey shows marginal improvement for female lawyers

Feb 26, 2014 The National Association of Women Lawyers has released its eighth annual survey of the largest 200 US firms, finding that women account for 64 per cent of staff attorneys, and just 17 per cent of equity partner roles are…

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Top 20 UK firms reduce equity partnerships

Sep 11, 2013 The UK's 20 largest law firms by revenue have seen the overall proportion of equity partners fall by 12% over the last seven years, with equity partners accounting for 59% of the total partner count in 2012-13, according…

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Top 100 UK firms increased profits by 8% in 2012-13

Sep 2, 2013 The largest 100 UK law firms made combined profits of £5.8 billion in 2012-13, an 8 per cent increase on last year’s result. A survey conducted by Legal Business magazine also shows that the top 100 firms billed a…

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