Bevan Ashford – UK 100

Turnover: £50.5m

Profits per equity partner: £235,000

Equity spread: £104,000-£359,000

Net profit: £16.6m

Profit margin: 33 per cent

Salaried partner remuneration: £75,000-£95,000

Revenue per lawyer: £163,000

Revenue per partner: £555,000

Revenue per equity partner: £935,000

Cost per lawyer: £109,000

Profit per lawyer: £54,000

No of partners: 91

No of equity partners: 54

No of female partners: 24

No of female equity partners: 12

Total no of fee-earners (including consultants, paralegals etc): 427

Total no of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals etc): 310

Total no of staff: 830

Leverage ratio: 1:4.06

Equity partner to staff ratio: 1:7.46

Fee earner to staff ratio: 1:0.94

Financial management: Lockup target 90 days (30 WIP, 60 debtors), achieved 105.2 (WIP 24.3, debtors 80.9)

Equity structure: Modified lockstep with performance element. Band of salaried partners.

Billable hours targets: 1,500 for assistants, average 1,200 for partners..

Key clients: Costain, Intel, Lucent, NHS Litigation Authority, Orange, Securicor, Zurich.