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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: Elizabeth Appleby QC and Tim Straker QC.
Total tenants (silks): 44 (12)
Door tenants: 13
Chambers contributions: 15.5 per cent
Revenue per barrister: £244,000
Top cases last year: The South Downs National Park Inquiry; The Bathside Bay Sea Container Port Inquiry; Naomi Campbell v Mirror Group Newspapers; Rowlands v The Environment Agency; The Bichard Inquiry.
No of appearances in House of Lords: Six
No of appearances in Court of Appeal: 30
Barrister to staff ratio: 1:0.25
Average hourly rates: Juniors £75-£250, silks £300-£750.