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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.
Heads of chambers: Presiley Baxendale QC and Charles Flint QC.
Total tenants (silks): 63 (29)
Door tenants: Four
Chambers contributions: 15-17 per cent
Revenue per barrister: £365,000
Top cases last year: Financial Services Authority v Davidson (alias ‘The Plumber’); Financial Services Authority v Christopher Headdon; T-Mobile, Vodafone, Orange & O2 v Competition Commission and Director-General of Telecommunications; European Roma Rights v Immigration Officer at Prague Airport; Gusinskiy v Russia.
No of appearances in House of Lords: 22
No of appearances in Court of Appeal: 72
Barrister to staff ratio: 1:0.38
Average hourly rates: Juniors £50-£350, silks £250+.