14th September - Law News

2089th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: Illegal gambling, black markets and no government control - we take you to Mong-la...Myanmar's Sin city where anything goes.

Focus of the day story: Two-thirds of regional law firms are failing to meet their performance targets and 40% say equity partner profits are falling. By contrast, the City is shrugging off the threat posed by Brexit - over 90% of practices report increasing revenue and four in ten say partner profits are up by over 10%. These are among the key findings of a new benchmarking survey by the accountants Crowe Clark Whitehill. In the regions, one in five firms saw revenue fall in the latest financial year, the same proportion as in the last survey. But only 28% saw income rise by over 10%, compared to 41% in 2016 and 52% two years ago. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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