October 20, 2014 10:26 PM ET

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Company Overview of Linklaters LLP

Company Overview

Linklaters LLP provides legal advisory services. The firm’s practice areas include antitrust and competition, mergers and acquisition advisory, employee benefits and workers compensation, intellectual property, insurance, litigation and arbitration, pension, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, and estate planning. It caters to real estate, construction and engineering, banking and financial services, technology, media and telecommunications, capital markets, investment management, aviation, healthcare, energy, and chemicals sectors. Linklaters LLP is based in London, United Kingdom with additional offices in Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ind...

One Silk Street

London,  EC2Y 8HQ

United Kingdom

Founded in 1994


44 20 7456 2000


44 20 7456 2222

Key Executives for Linklaters LLP

Managing Partner and Head of Global Capital Markets
Partner and Global Head of US Practice
Senior Partner
Managing Partner
Managing Partner
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Linklaters LLP Key Developments

Linklaters Announces Executive Changes

Linklaters has announced the appointment of Michael Bennett as new global head of dispute resolution. Bennett, who will also sit on the firm's management committee, begins his four-year term with immediate effect, succeeding Arnaud de La Cotardière. Bennett has been a partner at the firm since 1998, and has led the London litigation and arbitration practice since 2007.

Linklaters Announces Executive Changes

Linklaters has appointed current Asian corporate head Matthew Middleditch, who has been sent to the region in 2011, as it's new global corporate head to replace outgoing chief Jeremy Parr. The firm has appointed new London corporate head Sarah Wiggins as global head of client sectors (May 1, 2014). She replaces projects partner Fiona Hobbs, who was put into the role in 2010. Both will take up the reins in September and will serve until 2016. Until successors are appointed, both Middleditch and Wiggins will maintain overall responsibility for the London corporate team and the Asia corporate team respectively. Middleditch is currently the firm's Hong Kong-based corporate head in Asia, having been sent to the region in 2011 (10 October 2011). Current corporate chief Jeremy Parr will now return to full-time fee earning. He took over from David Barnes in 2010 and has also maintained strong relationships across the banking sector (1 April 2010).

Linklaters Announces Earnings Results for the Fiscal Year Ended 2014

Linklaters announced earnings results for the fiscal year ended 2014. For the year, the company reported turnover to GBP 1.255 billion, up 5% from GBP 1.195 billion. Net profit was GBP 557.3 million. Profit per equity partner was GBP 1.44 million.

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