Comment: The Global 100 – so much for the City comeback as US leaders land the big blows

Comment: The Global 100 – so much for the City comeback as US leaders land the big blows

Having spent a reasonable chunk of my pundit duties over the last three years noting significant shifts against London’s elite on the global stage, I confess I had expected financial results this year to break that pattern with City leaders managing a more confident showing. Particularly as the Global 100 firms collectively grew revenues by 5% to $92.7bn, while profits increased 7% to $36.43bn.

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Clydes expands Manchester base with new office and partner duo as revenues reach £26m in 2014/15

Clydes expands Manchester base with new office and partner duo as revenues reach £26m in 2014/15

As Clyde & Co’s Manchester office revenues look to hit £26m for 2014/15, the firm is expanding the presence it gained in the city through its 2011 tie-up with Barlow Lyde & Gilbert with a move into new premises and the hire of two partners from Squire Patton Boggs.

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The £30bn question: Report underlines UK’s status as legal superpower

The £30bn question: Report underlines UK’s status as legal superpower

Modesty should probably preclude Legal Business covering the annual report from TheCityUK on the UK legal services market since it makes heavy use of our statistics but as it takes the time to detail the unsung business success story that is law we’ll take a look.

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