Strong financial results for Clarke Willmott and the Real Estate sector
The Real Estate sector have provided 28% of the firms overall revenue.
We are pleased to report another year of positive results from 2021/22, with a revenue of £59.6 million – up 12 per cent on the prior year on the back of strong results across the firm’s teams and sectors.
Clarke Willmott remains committed to the long-term growth of a diverse commercial and private client practice. At the heart of the firm’s strategy sits a commitment to delivering excellent client service underpinned by a culture built around fully flexible and sustainable ways of working.
Commenting on the results Stephen Rosser, CEO, said: “The last two years have been transformational for the firm. After a decade of improvements, we have moved the firm onto an excellent footing for future growth. Our results are a consequence of the hard work undertaken by everyone at the firm and the great support from our diverse client base from whom we have received more instructions than ever, on increasingly complex and interesting work. Changes implemented during the pandemic have become our new normal and we have a thriving culture built on flexible, collaborative and supportive working.”
Clarke Willmott has continued to focus on staff, wellbeing, inclusion and developing the social aspects of work in a flexible hybrid working model.
Looking to the future, whilst there are clearly significant challenging headwinds for all businesses in the UK and more broadly, we are building on the lessons learned and investments made during the pandemic by aligning all of the strands of our growth strategy to provide a long term, sustainable future for the firm.
Our ESG commitments, property strategy and our fully flexible approach to work all contribute. One of the most visible manifestations of this work relates to the changes in our properties. In summer 2021 we moved to a smaller but more environmentally sustainable location in Birmingham. In spring 2022 we fully overhauled and modernised our Taunton office. As we move into 2023 we will be making further improvements to other offices with a focus on sustainable office spaces.
All of our offices are designed to support fully flexible working. These changes are part of the plan that will drive us to be net zero by 2035 at the latest and ideally by 2030 to align with the Paris Agreement. We will firm up this commitment once we have fully scoped and planned for all of our impacts.