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BLM set to break £100m turnover threshold

Aug 22, 2014 BLM managing partner Mike Brown has made a “conservative” estimate that the firm will surpass the £100m turnover mark by the end of the year. The firm saw turnover rise by 5 per cent from £84.7m to £89m last…

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Scottish firms Harper Macleod and Bird Semple merge

Aug 13, 2014 Scottish firm Harper Macleod has merged with private client boutique Bird Semple. The combined firm will operate under Harper Macleod’s banner, with 59 partners - five of whom are from Bird Semple), 153 lawyers and…

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Arbitration Chambers Hong Kong hires Lord Hope

Jun 23, 2014 Arbitration Chambers Hong Kong has scored a coup with the hire of former UK Supreme Court judge Lord Hope. Lord Hope retired from the UK Supreme Court in June last year, before which he practised at the Scottish Bar…

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DWF retains 70% of qualifying trainees

Sep 19, 2013 DWF has announced that it will retain 70 per cent of its qualifying trainees this autumn, keeping 32 of 46 of its qualifying cohort. 70 per cent is a significant drop from the…

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