Bevan Brittan reports a strong financial year
Law firm Bevan Brittan reported a strong financial performance in 2017/ 18, with revenues up for the sixth year in succession.
Bevan Brittan, which has an office at Toronto Square in Leeds, said turnover for the year was £ 44m, up 12 percent from the previous year when it was £ 39.2m.
Michael Boyd, office senior partner in Leeds, said: “Bevan Brittan has had a strong financial year supported by increased business activity nationally, and in particular here in Yorkshire.
“We are benefiting from the delivery of a clear strategy to broaden our markets and range of clients; to invest in the talent across the firm; and identify and attract new hires and to invest in new technology.
“Since opening the Leeds office in autumn 2015, we have grown to over 30 lawyers of whom ten are partners – and we plan to expand the office further as business volumes continue to rise.”
In 2017/ 18, Bevan Brittan advised a range of local businesses including Hornbeam Park on its acquisition programme and A Shade Greener on its growing secured lending book.
The firm also says it expanded its role on the West Yorkshire Legal Framework ( WYLAW) which comprises the five local authorities of West Yorkshire and also York.
Managing partner Duncan Weir said: “Bevan Brittan now has a balanced client portfolio, partnering a significant number of local authorities and NHS and independent health & social care providers across England and Wales, with a vibrant housing practice and advising more than 300 businesses.”