The law firm Bevan Brittan LLP – which is based at Queen Street in Bristol – has reported continued growth in both revenues and investments for the financial year 2018/19.
Bevan Brittain saw their turnover increase by 4.5% to £46m (2017/18 – £44.0m, 2016/17 – £39.2m) and net profit increase by 4.2% to £9.97m (2017/18 – £9.56m, 2016/17 – £7.8m).
With more than 230 legal professionals and support staff in the city, including 28 partners, the firm made substantial investments in its capability and capacity in one of the UK’s most dynamic regions.
Rosemary Jago, Bevan Brittan’s office head in Bristol, said: “This has been another strong financial year for the firm and since 2012/13 we have, over the last six years, organically grown our revenue by 40%.
“Bristol is a fast-developing and dynamic city where a spirit of innovation and forward thinking is driving business confidence and growth. We are committed to playing an active role in the business life of the city and are delighted to be supporting a number of key business events and networks.
“The firm has a clear strategy for a balanced client portfolio that focuses on local government, the NHS, independent and social care and the wider housing sector.”
We have also successfully expanded into new markets including energy sustainability, manufacturing, insurance and technology and as a result we now advise more than 800 businesses across the country.
“During the year, we have recruited senior legal professionals that have broadened our offering in specialist areas including corporate and commercial, regeneration and property, information law and the digital economy.
“Seven years of excellent continuous revenue growth has given us the solid financial performance platform to invest in and maintain excellent service delivery for our clients and to begin introducing true agile working across the country and our Bristol office.”