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Top 25 firm returns to rising profits

Top-25 firm returns to rising profits International firm DAC Beachcroft has announced a turnaround in fortunes after posting increased profits for the past year. Provisional results for the year ending 30 April 2015 show operating profit ‘before exceptional items’ grew from £30m to £33m. Profit per member before exceptional items increased from £278,000 to £307,000.…
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Conveyancing Birchall Blackburn Law witness 68% Growth

Conveyancing News James Boyd is Chief Executive of the conveyancing department at Birchall Blackburn Law, which has witnessed 68% growth in conveyancing transactions (from £4.5m to £7.6m) over the past year. He told Today’s Conveyancer how the firm achieved this and – how it can build on it.... So how have you achieved 68% growth…
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One-stop adjudication – the rational approach to dispute resolution

United Kingdom June 10 2015 The Commercial Court has found that an arbitration clause in a consultancy services agreement was superseded by a dispute resolution clause in a later settlement agreement; and that the dispute resolution clause should apply to disputes arising from both agreements.  The court applied the presumption for “one-stop adjudication”: the presumption that…
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