Baker & McKenzie, Dentons and Macfarlanes are also among those firms that have been hiring people in recent weeks
Gateley says it expects to report revenue of nearly £30m for the first six months of the year
Other firms making moves in the legal transfer market include Bird & Bird, Dentons, Baker & McKenzie
In its first full results announcement to the London Stock Exchange, Gateley reveals 11.5% revenue growth to £60.9m
Withers, Pinsent Masons and Holman Fenwick Willan are also among those firms hiring people in recent weeks
In a update to the City Gateley forecasts that it will report revenue of over £60m in 2014-15, a 10% jump on the previous year
Firms making hires include Allen & Overy and Eversheds
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A raft of leading law firms and in-house teams have helped the UK government develop new apprenticeship standards for the legal profession, helping to create a potential new route to qualification.
Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have cut their national legal panel by more than half, with Norton Rose Fulbright, Eversheds and Brodies all losing spots on the roster.
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By most reckonings, Gateley is a firm that has performed well in recent years. Under the leadership of senior partner Michael Ward profit per equity partner (PEP) increased nearly 10% to £288,000 in 2013-14.
Nabarro, Hill Dickinson and Gateley have become the latest firms to post figures for the 2013-14 financial year, with all three revealing increases in profit for the year.
Intelligent Office (IO), a business process outsourcing company used by firms including Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, Wiggin and Farrer & Co, is eyeing "significant" expansion following a £10m management buyout.
Gateley and Howard KennedyFsi have advised on West Ham United's sale of its Upton Park ground to Galliard Group.
Weightmans has become just the third UK top 50 firm to secure an alternative business structure (ABS) licence. The granting of a licence comes just days after Gateley became the second biggest domestic firm to make the move.
Gateley has joined Irwin Mitchell as the second firm in the UK top 50 to secure an alternative business structure (ABS) licence, which will allow the firm to appoint non-solicitors to its membership from 1 January 2014.