02 February 2015

DLA cuts global headcount

The number of staff employed by DLA Piper worldwide, excluding the US, fell six per cent to 4,911 over the year to 30 April 2014.

By Neasa MacErlean

Australian revenue took a dip Malgorzata Smigielska

Its revenue also fell - from £800m to £787.5m. Different areas showed different results. The UK saw a sharp rise in income while Australia fell faster than any other area. The firm told Legal Business that was a mix of a dipping economy in Australia and efforts to cut down on commmoditised insurance work. The number of equity partners also fell - by a total of 30, from 733 to 703. Source: Legal Business

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