Income rise for law firm

Investment pays off for Weightmans

John SchorahLaw firm Weightmans has seen annual income rise by more than 6% to £95.1 million after a year of investing in its staff.

In Scotland, the firm has grown its team across the insurance, employment and commercial business units, including two lateral partner hires in employment and property law.  It also added a presence in Edinburgh.

Managing partner, John Schorah (pictured), said: “We have experienced a period of steady growth over the past year, which was an extremely busy one for the firm.

“In addition to opening offices in Leeds and London, we have made key lateral hires, secured new customers and worked hard on enhancing the portfolio of current clients. 

“We have invested heavily in responding to client needs and have developed sophisticated technologies to improve efficiencies and streamline our activity.” 

Highlights have included its merger with Ford and Warren in Leeds and the launch of an office in London.

It achieved record rankings of 102 specialisms and 185 individual rankings across Legal 500 and Chambers UK Directories.

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