International firm Stephenson Harwood today announced modest increases in profits per equity partner for 2015-16 after what it described as a record year.

In the 12 months ending 30 April 2016, profits per equity partner rose 1.5% to £774,000. Revenue was up 9% to £158m. The results are unaudited and no figure for pre-tax profits was announced.

The firm's headcount of 900 includes more than 140 partners at offices in London and across Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

In a statement, Sharon White, chief executive, said: 'It’s been another record year for the firm. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our clients as well as our commercial knowledge and expertise. These financial results reflect the strength of our relationships with our clients and it’s pleasing that we’ve performed strongly across practices and offices.'