Turnover at law firm up 40% to almost £450m
International law firm Pinsent Masons, which has an office in Belfast, has announced global turnover of nearly £450m during the latest financial year.
The firm said turnover had grown by over 40%, while profits were up by 60% over the past five years.
There was also a 10% increase in fees billed, while profit per equity partner grew by 4.4%.
Its Belfast office had advised on major deals including the purchase of Belfast International Airport by Vinci Airports, the £200m Gas to the West expansion and the letting of Grade A offices.
It also opened a new technology and financial services practice in Dublin with 14 lawyers.
Andrea McIlroy-Rose, head of the Belfast office, said: "The robust financial strength of Pinsent Masons underpins our investment in ground-breaking innovative technologies and knowledge, delivering an outstanding service for our clients.
"It is also key to our continued international expansion, with new offices that support clients in an ever-increasing range of markets."