DLA cuts global headcount

By Neasa MacErlean

02 February 2015 at 08:15 BST

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.

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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