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Ashurst is an international law firm advising corporates, financial institutions and governments. The Firm's principal business focus is mergers and acquisitions, corporate and structured finance. Ashurst also has practices in other areas including investment funds, antitrust, energy, transport,and infrastructure, intellectual property, IT, dispute resolution, financial services, tax, real estate, regulatory, telecommunication and employment. 

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HQLondon, GB
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)3,433
Revenue (FY, 2018)£562.8 M(+5%)

Key People/Management at Ashurst

Paul Jenkins

Paul Jenkins

Managing Partner
Ben Tidswell

Ben Tidswell

Mary Padbury

Mary Padbury

Vice Chairman
Brian Murphy

Brian Murphy

Jan Gooze-Zijl

Jan Gooze-Zijl

Chief Financial & Operations Officer
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Ashurst Office Locations

Ashurst has offices in London, Glasgow City, Washington, Sydney and in 20 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Boardwalk House
Glasgow City, GB
20 Waterloo St
Brisbane City, AU
123 Eagle St
Canberra, AU
11 12 Moore St
Melbourne, AU
26 181 William St
Perth, AU
123 St Georges Terrace
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Ashurst Financials and Metrics

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Ashurst's revenue was reported to be £562.81 m in FY, 2018

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Revenue per Lawyer

$545 k

Total Lawyers

1.41 k
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Ashurst Online and Social Media Presence

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Ashurst News and Updates

Ashurst appoints former banking partner Christopher Georgiou as co-head of alternative legal services offering

Ashurst has appointed Christopher Georgiou as a partner to co-lead its global Ashurst Advance team, to be based in London. Georgiou will join two-time Legal Leaders Gleneagles speaker Mike Polson as co-head of Ashurst Advance in what the firm says is a demonstration of its clear commitment to signif…

Exclusive: Ashurst brings in new CTO from GE Capital

In a heavyweight hire from outside of the legal sector, Ashurst has appointed GE Capital International’s IT director Noel Jordan as its new chief technology officer, as current CTO Bruna Pellicci prepares to leave the firm at the end of July.

Ashurst the latest law firm to join the Accord Project for smart legal contracts

Ashurst is the latest law firm to join the Accord Project, the industry standard organisation developing open source smart legal contract standards.

R3 launches Corda blockchain center of excellence to collaborate with law firms

Financial blockchain coalition R3 has launched the Legal Center of Excellence (LCoE): a platform to help educate and collaborate with the legal global community on blockchain technology. Ten law firms have joined the LCoE, including Ashurst, Baker McKenzie, Clifford Chance, Crowell & Moring, Fas…

European regulator grants banks a last-minute reprieve from new Mifid rule

Investment firms yesterday had a weight lifted from their shoulders, as a European regulator gave them extra time to comply with new rules. The second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II), which is due to come into force in January, requires that every party to a trade has a uniq…

Ashurst progresses its cloud agenda

Ashurst has instructed IT infrastructure and services provider Softcat and begun engaging a number of key clients on moving much of its data to the cloud as the UK top 10 firm continues to lead a working party that puts Microsoft at the centre of law firm efforts to shift their infrastructure off pr…
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Ashurst Company Life and Culture

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Ashurst Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ashurst founded?

    Ashurst was founded in 1821.

  • Who are Ashurst key executives?

    Ashurst's key executives are Paul Jenkins, Ben Tidswell and Mary Padbury.

  • How many employees does Ashurst have?

    Ashurst has 3,433 employees.

  • What is Ashurst revenue?

    Latest Ashurst annual revenue is £562.8 m.

  • What is Ashurst revenue per employee?

    Latest Ashurst revenue per employee is £163.9 k.

  • Who are Ashurst competitors?

    Competitors of Ashurst include Fletchers Solicitors, Birchall Blackburn Law and Slaughter & May.

  • Where is Ashurst headquarters?

    Ashurst headquarters is located at Boardwalk House, London.

  • Where are Ashurst offices?

    Ashurst has offices in London, Glasgow City, Washington, Sydney and in 20 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ashurst have?

    Ashurst has 24 offices.