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Olswang sees PEP dip 4% as BLM regains profit growth with double-digit increase

Olswang and pre-merger Berrymans Lace Mawer have each grown their revenues for 2013-14, with profits per equity partner (PEP) at the former expected to dip by nearly 4%.

04 Jul 2014 | 13:12 | secure


inner image Olswang real estate finance head Skordaki joins Dechert's City office

Dechert has recruited the head of Olswang's real estate finance practice, one of two lateral partner hires for the firm in Europe this week.

01 Jul 2014 | 14:00 | secure

inner image BP panel review to use reverse auction as pitch requests extended to US advisers

BP has introduced an online reverse auction to its on-going panel review of external legal advisers, which is set to conclude in the coming weeks.

22 May 2014 | 10:49 | secure

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Olswang promotes two in its smallest round in four years

Olswang has made up two new partners in its smallest promotions round since 2010.

10 Apr 2014 | 00:00 | secure

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Linklaters among firms winning spots on Times list of best employers for women

Linklaters and Olswang are among the six law firms ranking in a list of top 50 female employers for women in the UK.

04 Apr 2014 | 01:38 | secure

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BP kicks off first UK panel review in three years

BP has launched a review of its UK legal panel with advisers currently re-tendering for a position on the oil giant's roster.

20 Mar 2014 | 11:21 | secure

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The Transfer Window: recent moves including DWF, Olswang and Norton Rose Fulbright

The transfer window is a regular round-up of recent moves in the UK and abroad.

20 Mar 2014 | 10:10 | secure

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LLP round-up: Clydes boosts profit while rivals increase borrowing

Clyde & Co partners enjoyed a bumper year in 2012/13 thanks to a 22.7% profit hike, according to LLP accounts filed with Companies House.

23 Jan 2014 | 09:08 | secure

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BLP and Ashurst confirm 80%-plus spring trainee retention rates

Ashurst and Berwin Leighton Paisner have announced their trainee retention rates for the first intake of 2014, with both firms keeping on more than 80% of qualifying lawyers.

16 Jan 2014 | 12:02 | secure

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Olswang reports 15% six-month revenue rise

Olswang has posted vastly improved figures for the first half of the financial year, with the technology, media and telecoms firm reporting a 15% rise in revenue.

12 Nov 2013 | 13:15 | secure

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Firms invited to tender as delayed Nationwide panel review gets underway

Nationwide has invited firms to pitch for places on its group-wide legal panel, four years after the appointment of its inaugural five-strong roster. The building society began its review process earlier this summer, after plans to start the review in...

10 Oct 2013 | 10:54 | secure

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Olswang and Wiggin land lead roles on Virgin Media sports deal with BT

Olswang and Wiggin have advised on Virgin Media's deal with BT to make its sports channels available to Virgin TV customers. BT announced the three year wholesale deal this week (August 15), enabling Virgin to provide BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN t...

16 Aug 2013 | 04:48 | secure

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A&O trims annual trainee intake for third time in four years

Allen & Overy (A&O) has announced that it will trim back the number of trainees it takes on from 2015, as the firm joins Olswang and Wragge & Co in confirming retention rates for its autumn qualifiers. The magic circle firm will recruit 85 trainees...

15 Aug 2013 | 16:31 | secure

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Olswang eyes China launch as firm plans to ramp up Asia presence

Olswang has outlined plans to open in China in the medium term, while sizing up expansion opportunities in emerging Asian markets such as Malaysia and Indonesia. The firm is looking to expand into mainland China within the next few years, with cons...

05 Aug 2013 | 10:47 | secure

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Partner numbers across top 50 grow 7% as equity partner ranks see more modest rise

Partner numbers across the UK top 50 have grown almost 7% this year, as a number of significant mergers continue to drive headcount growth at leading law firms. Across the 2012-13 financial year there were an average of 10,115 partners working at t...

02 Aug 2013 | 00:00 | secure




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