Exceptional growth for JMW again

18 December 2015

Leading full service law firm JMW Solicitors LLP is celebrating after announcing that its’ revenue for the first 7 months of their financial year is up by 17.8%.

Revenue to the end of November was £11.8 million compared to £9.9 million this time last year. This puts the firm well on course to achieve more than its £20 million target by the financial year end. The financial year of 2014/2015 was the most successful year in the history of JMW, following several other years of excellent performance as Income at the firm was up from £17.2m to £19.4m. This is even more remarkable when looked at in the context of the firm’s performance over the past 5 years with fee income increasing by an exceptional 90% from £10.2m to £19.4m.

Head count at JMW has also just hit 300 with the firm more than doubling in size over the last 5 years, increasing from 140 Partners and staff. In the past year the firm has recruited at every level with 66 new recruits joining and only 26 leavers. There have been 7 significant hires at Partner level including Mike Blood as Head of Corporate from Brabners, Mike Rainford from Burton Copeland and Derek Millard-Smith from Hill Dickinson who joined the Business Crime and Regulation team respectively, meanwhile Liz Cotton joined Employment and Warren Martin, Tom Cressey and Majid Mahmood all joined the Commercial Property team.

The firm was recently ranked 27th in North West Insider Magazine’s Top 300 SMEs in the North West, whilst also moving up to 107th in The Lawyer Top 200 Law Firms.

Commenting on the exceptional growth Joy Kingsley, Senior Partner at JMW said:

“These exceptional results show that our strategy of providing a full service to our clients, our commercial acumen and continuing recruitment of those who wish to bring their clients has been a very successful for us. JMW has doubled its revenue, profit and staff numbers over the last 5 years which makes the firm stand out amongst our competitors. The Results are a credit to the great team we have at JMW.”

Ends

For more information:

Samantha Meakin

0161 828 1981

samantha.meakin@jmw.co.uk

Note to Editors

JMW Solicitors LLP is one of the leading Manchester law firms and offers a broad range of legal services to both commercial and private clients.  We are committed to providing legal services in a cost effective and timely manner.

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