Berwin Leighton Paisner – UK 100

Turnover: £102m

Profit per equity partner: £425,000

Equity spread: £200,000-£650,000

Net profit: £24.1m

Profit margin: 24 per cent

Salaried partner remuneration: £100,000 plus profit share.

Revenue per lawyer: £309,000

Revenue per partner: £816,000

Revenue per equity partner: £1,789,000

Cost per lawyer: £236,000

Profit per lawyer: £73,000

No of partners: 125

No of equity partners: 57

No of female partners: 26

No of female equity partners: 10

Total no of fee-earners (including consultants, paralegals etc): 395

Total no of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals etc): 330

Total no of staff: 788

Leverage ratio: 1:3.6

Equity partner to staff ratio: 1:6.89

Fee-earner to staff ratio: 1:0.99

Financial management: Average WIP 33 days, average debtor days 67.

Equity structure: Modified lockstep.

Billable hours targets: 1,500

Key clients: Barclays Bank, Close Brothers, English Partnerships, ING International, Legal & General, Linpac, Liverpool City Council, Merrill Lynch, RBS, Tesco, UBS, West LB.