- Friday, 26 August 2011
Australia’s Slater & Gordon, the world’s first publicly listed law firm, is “more seriously” evaluating the opportunities available in the UK, the company has revealed. The news comes as S&G and Integrated Legal Holdings – the only other listed legal practice, also in Australia – both announced strong results.
Tags: ABS, Alternative business structures, Integrated Legal Holdings, Slater & Gordon
Posted in Market monitor, News
- Monday, 16 May 2011
The Australian legal business consolidator Integrated Legal Holdings, one of the country’s (and world’s) two stock exchange-listed law firms, has announced a 96% increase in profits, and 18% rise in turnover, for the first half of its financial year.
Tags: Integrated Legal Holdings, Slater & Gordon, stock market listing
Posted in Alternative business structures, News
It will be a great pity if any policymakers are influenced by this report because it suffers from some serious flaws and misinterpretations of what is going on in England and Wales.
In the absence of full-scale office-based working, law firms and corporate legal departments will need to find new ways of ensuring collaboration and knowledge sharing among their legal professionals.