Speechly Bircham LLP

Type: Company
Name: Speechly Bircham LLP
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Leading firms put economic woes behind them as revenue hits £14bn high in 2013-14

Revenue across the UK's 50 largest law firms soared to a  new high of £14.4bn in 2013-14, with the group seemingly having put past economic uncertainty behind it to achieve a fourth consecutive year of fee income growth.Average profits per equity partner ... [Published Legal Week - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Exploring Collective DC Pensions

It was a real dilemma. How much responsibility for growing and investing a pension pot should rest with the individual, and how much risk should sit with their employer?In new-style defined contribution (DC) schemes, members shoulder the risk for their ... [Published Reward - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Space, the final frontier

Newly-weds Charles Russell and Speechly Bircham want to get even closer. Following the successful conclusion of their merger talks, they’re now after an office where they can really get to know each other. Just don’t bother offering them a Canary Wharf ... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

A withering put-down

The failure of merger talks with Speechly Bircham saw Withers briefly on the back foot – but not for long. The private wealth specialist is extending its net wide, with an office in California to add to those in New York, New Haven and Greenwich, Con ... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Charles Russell and Speechly Bircham kickstart search for new City HQ

Charles Russell and Speechly Bircham, which are set to merge on 1 November 2014, have kicked off their search for a combined City base.The firms have appointed property services firm DTZ to review their needs in London, as they seek to find a home for ... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Speechly Bircham advises India Capital Growth on bonus issue of Subscription Shares

Speechly Bircham partner Victoria Younghusband andtrainee solicitor James Griffiths recently acted for IndiaCapital Growth ( ICG ), an AIM traded Fund, on itsbonus issue of 37,500,000 Subscription Shares on the basis of oneSubscription Share for every ... [Published Speechly Bircham - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Merged law firm launches HQ search

Two of Midtown’s major law firms set to complete a merger later this year have launched a review of their London operations which is set to spark a search for a new HQ of up to 150,000 sq ft, CoStar News can reveal. Lawyers Speechly Bircham and Charles ... [Published CoStar Uk - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Facebook sued by 25,000 members

A data privacy campaigner has signed up 25,000 people to a "class action lawsuit" being taken against Facebook.Max Schrems alleges that the way the social network monitors its members' activity on and off the site puts it in breach of EU laws.As part ... [Published BBC - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Facebook Inc Served Class Action Over Alleged Privacy Breaches

Data privacy campaigner Max Schrems has signed up 25,000 users for a class action lawsuitThe 26 year old law student from Austria has convinced Facebook Inc ( NASDAQ:FB ) users to unite in a lawsuit against the Irish subsidiary of the social media giant, ... [Published Value Walk - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Former Met detective alleged to have billed lawyers for invoices worth 'thousands of pounds' in Nigerian politician case

A former Scotland Yard detective has been charged with multiple counts of theft in relation to one of Britain’s largest fraud cases. Clifford Knuckey, who left the Met to work as a private investigator, allegedly fabricated invoices to suggest he was ... [Published The Independent - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Collyer Bristow posts turnover of £14.9m after adding five partners in 2013/14

Collyer Bristow has recorded turnover of £14.9m for 2013/14, an increase of 2.5 per cent.Although its billing figures were down slightly, from £15.1m to £14.85m last year, turnover has risen from £14.53m in 2012/13.Senior partner John Saner said that ... [Published The Lawyer - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

SCL Event Report: Foundations of IT Law Programme - Module 5: Risk, Cyber-threat and Computer Misuse

Laura Bruin reports on the fifth module in SCL’s Foundation of IT Law, which took place on 2 July 2014This SCL event was hosted by Speechly Bircham LLP and chaired by Mark Bailey, a Partner at Speechly Bircham. Mark began by explaining that technological, ... [Published SCL.org - Jul 21 2014]

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Hogan Lovells chief executive Steve Immelt says: "The market has improved. You can see that in the deal activity of the first seven months of this year. I don't think we have the broad-based economic activity we enjoyed for an extended period in the 2000s though, and that people came to think was normal."
"Of course it remains to be seen whether or not Facebook will try to settle as reputational damage may be worse than a financial penalty."
At his sentencing, prosecutor Sasha Wass said: "From the moment he was elected he set about enriching himself at the expense of some of the poorest people in the world."
Gohil is also accused of providing "false information in furtherance of his appeal against conviction that he had first seen Risc Management invoice breakdowns containing references to payments to sources when they were sent to him anonymously in April or May 2011"

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Leading firms put economic woes behind them as ... [Published Legal Week - Sep 01 2014]
Exploring Collective DC Pensions [Published Reward - Aug 29 2014]
Space, the final frontier [Published The Lawyer - Aug 20 2014]
A withering put-down [Published The Lawyer - Aug 18 2014]
Charles Russell and Speechly Bircham kickstart ... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 15 2014]
Speechly Bircham advises India Capital Growth o... [Published Speechly Bircham - Aug 14 2014]
Merged law firm launches HQ search [Published CoStar Uk - Aug 13 2014]
Facebook Inc Served Class Action Over Alleged P... [Published Value Walk - Aug 06 2014]
Facebook sued by 25,000 members [Published BBC - Aug 06 2014]
Set-off: Know the setbacks [Published Building.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
Former Met detective alleged to have billed law... [Published The Independent - Jul 25 2014]
Solicitor charged over false claim of corrupt M... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Collyer Bristow posts turnover of £14.9m after ... [Published The Lawyer - Jul 25 2014]
Risk of irony in transferring goods along the s... [Published Construction News - Jul 24 2014]
SCL Event Report: Foundations of IT Law Program... [Published SCL.org - Jul 21 2014]
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