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Ashurst is a law firm advising corporations, financial institutions, and government customers across a variety of industries. It offers legal and consulting services in the areas of banking and finance, capital markets, competition and antitrust, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, digital economy, dispute resolution, employment, financial regulation, intellectual property, investigations, investment funds, projects, real estate, restructuring, insolvency and special situations, tax, as well as board and risk advisory.

TypePrivate
Founded1822
HQLondon, GB
Websiteashurst.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureA-

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)3,865
Revenue (FY, 2018)£562.8 M(+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Ashurst

Paul Jenkins

Paul Jenkins

Global Managing Partner
Richard Flynn

Richard Flynn

Partner
Ben Hammond

Ben Hammond

Partner
Helen Burton

Helen Burton

Partner
Geoff Gishubl

Geoff Gishubl

Global Chief Operating Officer
Phil Breden

Phil Breden

Partner
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Ashurst Office Locations

Ashurst has offices in London, Glasgow City, New York, Santa Monica and in 22 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
London Fruit & Wool Exchange 1 Duval Square, Shadwell
Glasgow City, GB
20 Waterloo St
Brisbane City, AU
123 Eagle St
Brisbane City, AU
Level 30/180 Ann St
Canberra, AU
Level 11/12 Moore St
Melbourne, AU
Level 26/181 William St
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Ashurst Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1822
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Ashurst Revenue

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

Revenue (FY, 2018)

562.8m

Net income (FY, 2018)

171.9m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

195.8m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

180.0m

Cash (30-Apr-2018)

40.3m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

279.1m324.3m299.5m290.7m301.2m321.2m569.7m582.4m558.6m504.4m539.5m562.8m

Revenue growth, %

2%(4%)(10%)

Operating expense total

151.2m179.7m195.6m191.6m198.4m212.5m375.9m368.2m365.5m352.3m383.8m382.8m

EBITDA

133.1m151.5m111.7m105.8m108.0m112.9m198.2m225.1m204.4m164.4m169.2m195.8m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

31.7m44.6m46.6m24.6m35.2m21.2m15.5m30.4m28.7m15.8m20.5m40.3m

Accounts Receivable

112.8m122.0m104.1m111.2m87.7m92.6m163.9m210.0m192.6m187.2m187.0m183.4m

Current Assets

171.2m194.0m165.3m162.9m177.9m187.2m346.0m351.1m316.0m292.1m318.9m335.3m

PP&E

11.4m14.3m15.9m11.6m8.7m9.3m32.9m29.6m34.6m69.9m77.8m75.7m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

123.2m141.0m101.1m95.6m98.5m103.6m185.3m204.8m186.6m144.8m148.0m171.9m

Cash From Operating Activities

117.7m148.6m127.7m102.9m102.0m96.7m196.7m209.3m221.5m198.3m171.6m205.0m

Cash From Financing Activities

(85.0m)(119.9m)(113.7m)(118.9m)(84.1m)(101.2m)(171.7m)(174.4m)(192.5m)(169.6m)(134.9m)(149.9m)

Net Change in Cash

13.6m12.9m2.0m(22.0m)10.6m(14.0m)(10.3m)14.9m(1.7m)(12.9m)4.7m19.8m
GBPFY, 2007

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Ashurst Operating Metrics

Y, 2016

Countries

15

Partners

260

Revenue per Lawyer

$545 k

Total Lawyers

1.41 k
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Ashurst Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Ashurst Online and Social Media Presence

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Ashurst Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    89/100

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Ashurst News and Updates

US Capital Global and Ashurst Launch FinTech Legal Labs Competition

Global private financial group partners with global law firm to launch a financing accelerator competition for promising FinTech firms. read more

Ashurst opens Fintech Legal Labs for applications

International law firm Ashurst announces the launch of FinTech Legal Labs, an intense fintech accele...

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…
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Ashurst Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ashurst founded?

    Ashurst was founded in 1822.

  • Who are Ashurst key executives?

    Ashurst's key executives are Paul Jenkins, Richard Flynn and Ben Hammond.

  • How many employees does Ashurst have?

    Ashurst has 3,865 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 £145.6 k.

  • Who are Ashurst competitors?

    Competitors of Ashurst include Clyde & Co, DLA Piper and Bird & Bird.

  • Where is Ashurst headquarters?

    Ashurst headquarters is located at London Fruit & Wool Exchange 1 Duval Square, Shadwell, London.

  • Where are Ashurst offices?

    Ashurst has offices in London, Glasgow City, New York, Santa Monica and in 22 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ashurst have?

    Ashurst has 27 offices.