Bird & Bird increases turnover and headcount

December 21, 2011 Bird & Bird has increased its fee-earner headcount by three per cent this year, from 654 to 673. The growth represents one of only a few cases of firms adding to headcount 2010-11 while also increasing turnover. The firm also increased its support staff by seven per cent, from 586 to 628.

The firm paid €81.1m in salaries including staff bonuses, with the highest remunerated partner taking home €868,000.

Turnover at the firm rose from €228.7 million last year to €239.5 million this year, while profits rose from €75.1 million to €75.8 million.

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