Eversheds revenues up 7pc

Elizabeth Fournier
LAW firm Eversheds said yesterday that its performance in the first half of the year had been positive, with revenues climbing seven per cent compared to the same period last year.

Revenues increased by £11.5m on the first half of 2010, leading to a £10m increase in net profit. Litigation services at the firm did particlarly well, with financial services litigation and construction litigation growing by 15 per cent and 23 per cent respectively.

“All of our key indicators are positive, with activity and billings ahead of last year. Our strong revenue position has flown down to the margins, with a £10m increase in net profit margin,” said chief executive Bryan Hughes.