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. 

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
3,037 (est)
Ashurst was founded in 1821 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People 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

Ashurst Office Locations

Ashurst has offices in London, Abu Dhabi, Chaoyang Qu, Brisbane City and in 20 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Boardwalk House
Minato, JP
4-3-1 Toranomon
Washington, US
1875 K St NW
Sydney, AU
5 Martin Pl
Singapore, SG
12 Marina Boulevard
Shanghai , CN
1168 Nanjing W Rd

Ashurst Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Ashurst Financial Metrics

Ashurst's revenue was reported to be £504.4 m in FY, 2016 which is a 10% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

504.4 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

151.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

144.8 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

152.1 m

Cash (30-Apr-2016)

15.8 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


582.4 m558.6 m504.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

235.2 m367.7 m353.2 m

Gross profit

347.1 m190.9 m151.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %



214.2 m193.1 m152.1 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

211 m190.9 m149 m

Net Income

204.8 m186.6 m144.8 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


30.4 m28.7 m15.8 m

Accounts Receivable

210 m192.6 m187.2 m

Current Assets

351.1 m316 m292.1 m


29.8 m34.7 m70 m

Total Assets

380.9 m350.7 m362.2 m

Accounts Payable

16.4 m20.2 m15.1 m

Current Liabilities

112.3 m95 m93.5 m

Total Liabilities

117.3 m106.1 m142.8 m

Retained Earnings

203.2 m186 m144.2 m

Total Equity

263.6 m244.6 m219.4 m

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.4 x1.7 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

209.3 m221.5 m198.3 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(174.4 m)(192.5 m)(169.6 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(6.2 m)(4.4 m)(4.2 m)
GBPY, 2016


188.4 k

Financial Leverage

1.7 x

Ashurst Operating Metrics

Y, 2016

Revenue per Lawyer

$545 k

Total Lawyers

1.41 k





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