Professional Services

Herbert Smith Freehills poaches M&A lawyers

Law firm hires two specialists from rival Ashurst ahead of major infrastructure deals.

McMillan Shakespeare faces bonus backlash

Salary packaging firm cops surprise after investors rejected proposed remuneration report.

Transpacific warns on tough conditions

Group still assessing financial impact of grounding of its fleet in August after fatal accident.

Time to carve up ATO: accountants

Coalition govt urged to split Tax Office in two by accounting industry leaders.

WorleyParson sees flat FY15 earnings

Mining services firm says it is taking 'decisive action' to respond to difficult market conditions.

KKR profit slides in Q3

Private equity firm's result weakened by fall in deals profits.

No improvement until H2: Cardno

Infrastructure firm says FY NPAT improves by $650,000 for every change in USD/AUD exchange rate.

Slater and Gordon expects $500m FY15 revenue

Law firm reaffirms revenue guidance at its AGM, eyes better second half.

Future growth at risk for family businesses: PwC

Global survey finds sales growth challenging for more Australian businesses, innovation lacking.

Law firm IPO attracts strong interest

IPH $166m bookbuild in strong demand, shares priced at $2.10.

UGL hits back at Hong Kong reports

Group says inference it made 'secret' payments to C.Y. Leung is misleading and baseless.

Sparke’s float could shake up legal sector

Sparke Helmore is weighing a float on the ASX that may trigger moves in mid-tier legal sector.

Services sector slows in September: AiG

Ai Group index shows activity in services sector remains in contraction for seventh consecutive month.

When boards of advisers are better than boards

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Law firm to price IPO next week

IPH plans to run the bookbuild for its $165m IPO next week after meeting with investors in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong.

Ex-BHP exec joins Transpacific

Long-time BHP executive Brendan Gill will replace Stewart Cummins as Transpacific CFO effective immediately.

Law firm starts pre-IPO roadshow

Spruson & Ferguson is heading to New Zealand and Hong Kong for pre-IPO presentations.

Mining weakness weighs on WH Soul Pattinson

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Group's regular profit slips in full year, but statutory net profit gains 26%.

Deloitte LLP posts record annual revenue

Member firms' growth boosted by rise in global consulting demand.

ALS downgrades H1 profit guidance, shares slide 17%

Testing and certification business feels the pinch of tight market conditions in all sectors