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    Two BLM partners step down in London

    November 22, 2017 BLM lost two partners in its London office as partner Jonathan Edwards and London managing partner Jennette Newman have resigned from the firm. Meanwhile, HSBC has stepped in to take over the firm’s…

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    Slater and Gordon 33-strong team hired by BLM

    October 2, 2017 BLM has boosted its new commercial advisory practice with the hire of 33 lawyers from the UK arm of Slater and Gordon (S&G). The team has joined BLM as of 2 October, and will be split across the firm’s London and…

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    BLM announces new global insurance network

    September 8, 2017 BLM has announced the launch of a new global network consisting of law firms specializing in insurance matters. The network, named Global Insurance Law Connect (GILC), includes a total of 10 firms based in Europe, the…

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    Vivienne Williams named new BLM managing partner

    July 17, 2017 BLM has announced that Vivienne Williams will take over as the firm’s new managing partner, taking over the position from Gary Allison. Following eight months of tenure as managing partner, Allison announced his…

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    BLM to slash up to 15% of staff roles

    June 13, 2017 Berrymans Lace Mawer (BLM) is seeking to reduce its staff headcount by considering cuts to various support roles. The redundancies are expected to affect up to 15% of the firm’s business support roles. BLM has…

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    Gary Allison appointed new BLM managing partner

    November 28, 2016 BLM has appointed London-based Gary Allison as the firm’s next managing partner for a three-year term beginning in December. He will replace current managing partner Andrew Relton. Allison currently serves as head of…

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    BLM restructuring hits Leeds office

    November 15, 2016 As BLM implements restructuring efforts across its offices, the firm has made a decision to cut 19 of its 40 business support roles based out of its Leeds office. Although the firm is relocating in London, it will…

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    BLM’s PEP sinks by 27%

    August 20, 2016 BLM’s average profit per equity partner (PEP) dropped to £205,000 in 2015/16 from £279,000 in 2015/15, a decline of 26.5 per cent. Turnover increased 3.5 per cent, landing at £107.7m, a decline in growth from…

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    Half of partners at BLM Southampton depart

    April 11, 2016 Reports broke last week that insurance litigation firm BLM is losing half of its partners from its Southampton office, including the head of Southampton and Bristol for the firm, Michael Renshaw. The Southampton…

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