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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.
Turnover: £24.8m Profit per equity partner: £357K Earnings per partner: £205K Equity spread: £170K-£360K Net profit: £7.5m Profit margin: 30 per cent Revenue per fee-earner: £93K Revenue per lawyer: £198K Revenue per partner: £428K Revenue per equity partner: £1.18m Total number of fee-earners: 267 Total number of qualified partners: 125 Total number of partners: 58 Total number of equity partners: 21 Total number of female partners: 12 Total number of female equity partners: 2 Total number of staff: 463 Leverage ratio (equity partners/fee-earners): 1:5
Intake as percentage of partnership: 14.3 New female partners as percentage of intake: 0 Equity structure: 20 equity partners, 29 non-equity Practice area(s) most heavily promoted: All equal *Figures supplied relate to the calendar year
Since the demerger with Bevan Brittan, South West firm Ashfords has expanded its partnership. With five promotions, 2006-07 saw the firm inch back towards to levels similar to 2004-05, when nine were promoted to the partnership. In 2005-06 the personal injury practice was the focus for internal promotions, but in 2006-07 Ashfords’ corporate and public sector teams saw their first promotions for several years.