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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Head of chambers: Christopher Symons QC and John Jarvis QC.
Total tenants (silks): 58 (20)
Door tenants: 11
Chambers contributions: 9 per cent (plus room rent)
Revenue per barrister: £335,000
Top cases last year: Cantrade Privatbank AG and Caledonian Bank & Trust Ltd v Fortis Fund Services (Bahamas) Ltd; Bridge Trust Co Ltd v The Attorney General & Others; Equitable Life v former directors; Arrows v Walkinshaw; Thomson v Christie’s.
No of appearances in House of Lords: None
No of appearances in Court of Appeal: 25
Barrister to staff ratio: 1:0.33
Average hourly rates: Juniors £50-£350, silks £300+.