After years of lacklustre growth, Hogan Lovells has seen a boost in global turnover of 6% up to $1.93bn for 2016. At like-for-like rates the firm said results were up around 8%, while in sterling the firm experienced an almost 20% boon due to the falling pound.
After considerable speculation over the fate of international partners post-merger, CMS Cameron McKenna has confirmed a number of lawyers in the European offices of Olswang and Nabarro will be joining its network on 1 May, while the fate of Olswang's remaining lawyers in Paris remains uncertain.
The NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) is reviewing its panel of law firm advisers with a total legal spend of £544m. The health body last had a legal spend of around £400m when it unveiled its last panel in 2013.