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  • SRA proposes change to the regulation of client money
    The SRA’s proposals are a bold move, loosening the regulatory regime for client money at a time when the general trend in regulation is for tighter rules to protect consumers.
  • Improving confidence and increased market activity leads to strengthening of law firm rates  
    The latest quarterly legal sector survey found that the level of fees earned by each fee earner increased by 4.5% in the last three months, compared to the same period last year.
  • Robust growth for law firms as services sector becomes a key engine for UK economy
    The UK’s top 100 law firms have enjoyed a robust performance in Q2 (quarter ended 31 October 2013).
  • Growth firmly back on the agenda for UK professional recruitment sector says new research from Deloitte and APSCo
    Despite a challenging economic environment, new research from Deloitte, and the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has found that growth and investment are firmly back.
  • Legal market sees highest growth rate in five years
    The UK’s top 100 law firms have achieved double digit growth for the first time in five years, according to the latest quarterly legal sector survey from Deloitte.
  • Deloitte and APSCo launch new recruitment benchmarking survey
    A new project to gather key operational and financial performance benchmarking metrics across the recruitment sector has been launched by Deloitte and the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).
  • Growth rate halves for UK law firms
    The UK’s top 100 law firms have seen their annual growth rate fall to less than half the rate seen last year.
  • Top 100 UK law firms revise down growth forecasts
    The UK’s top 100 law firms achieved fee income growth of 3.5% in Q3 (ended 31 January 2013), compared with the same period last year, according to the latest Quarterly Legal Sector Survey from Deloitte.
  • Mid-tier law firms consolidate as Top 100 see revenue growth slow for fourth consecutive quarter
    The UK’s top 100 law firms achieved fee income growth of 3.4% in the quarter ended 31 October 2012, compared with the same period last year, according to the latest Quarterly Legal Sector Survey from Deloitte.
  • Mergers and international expansion boost growth prospects for professional services sector
    71% of professional services firms report having been in merger or acquisition talks in the past 12 months, according to new research from Deloitte and Winmark.
  • Legal sector on the up, with law firms posting robust figures for the 2011 financial year
    The UK’s top 100 law firms have achieved relatively strong fee income growth of 3.9% for the year ended 30 April 2011, according to Deloitte’s latest Quarterly Legal Sector Survey. ‪
  • Challenging conditions prevail for law firms
    The latest findings from the Quarterly Legal Sector Survey by Deloitte, the business advisory firm, show limited growth across the UK’s top 100 law firms, with fee income increasing by 2.8% compared with the same quarter in the prior year.

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