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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
Macfarlanes and Olswang have taken roles on the buyout of London steak restaurant chain Hawksmoor by Graphite Capital. The deal sees the mid-market buyout house acquire a majority stake in the chain, valuing the business at a reported value of around ...
01 Aug 2013 | 13:24 |
Mishcon de Reya has appointed Olswang head of construction Nick Lane to join its property litigation group. Lane - who will start at the firm on 2 September - will join Mishcon's property litigation group as a contentious construction specialist. His ...
26 Jul 2013 | 14:34 |
Every week thousands of tonnes of food are thrown away by retailers in the UK. At the same time, many thousands of people cannot afford even basic groceries. I became aware of the scale of the problem in late 2012, partly through a great documentar...
26 Jul 2013 | 00:00 |
Addleshaw Goddard, Linklaters and Olswang have advised on a joint venture (JV) between Sainsbury's and Vodafone to create a new mobile phone network, 'Mobile by Sainsbury's'. Addleshaws advised Sainsbury's, with a team led by technology, media and ...
12 Jul 2013 | 00:00 |
Olswang is facing a multimillion-pound claim relating to advice it gave on the £460m acquisition of fitness club chain Esporta from private equity firm Duke Street Capital announced in 2006. The case, which has been assigned to the Queen's Bench D...
28 Jun 2013 | 00:00 |
Olswang is urging all of its partners to attend unconscious bias training as part of a push to increase its proportion of female partners, as the firm looks to ramp up the use of flexible working. The UK top 30 firm has introduced training sessions...
14 Jun 2013 | 00:00 |
Olswang has announced its 2012-13 financial results, with the firm posting a 3% rise in revenue, taking it to £111.3m, up from £108m last year. Meanwhile, profits per equity partner (PEP) has fallen 4% from £530,000 in 2011-12 to £510,000 this yea...
04 Jun 2013 | 13:17 |
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