Mishcon de Reya wins Law Firm of the Year and Real Estate Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards
Mishcon de Reya was named Law Firm of the Year and Real Estate Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2012.
The 2011-12 financial year was a successful one for the firm, with a 20% turnover increase to £73.1m, up from £61.5m in 2010-11 and four new Partners including two in the Real Estate department: Simon Hart and Nick Strutt. Profits per equity partner (PEP) also increased, up 20% on the previous year, from £575,000 to £700,000.
The Lawyer judging committee gave examples of successful initiatives undertaken by Mishcon de Reya in the last year to support their choice for Law Firm of the Year, including the transformation of the career structure, new training programmes and the announcement that the firm will be launching a private client business.
The Real Estate Team has enjoyed continued growth over the years seeing revenue up by 27% on last year in the 2011-2012 financial year. The team secured the lead role in representing Capco on its development of Earls Court and Olympia, as well as a key role representing Delancey and Qatari Diar on the real estate aspects of their £557m purchase and management of the Olympic village.
Commenting on the awards, Managing Partner Kevin Gold said:
Being named Law Firm of the Year and Real Estate Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards is a great source of pride for us. This is a significant recognition of the success of our long-term strategic vision and is testament to the hard work of everyone at the firm.