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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: £60m Profit per equity partner: £336K Earnings per partner: £238K Equity spread: £215K-£375K Net profit: £12.8m Profit margin: 21 per cent Revenue per fee-earner: £132K Revenue per lawyer: £242K Revenue per partner: £741K Revenue per equity partner: £1.62m Total number of fee-earners: 456 Total number of qualified partners: 248 Total number of partners: 81 Total number of equity partners: 37 Total number of female partners: 12 Total number of female equity partners: 5 Total number of staff: 937 Leverage ratio (equity partners/fee-earners):1:5.7
LATERALS 2006-07: Family 1 2005-06: Charity 1 2004-05: 0
Intake as percentage of partnership: 9.9 New female partners as percentage of intake:14.3 Equity structure: 40 equity partners, 31 non-equity Practice area(s) most heavily promoted:Competition, property *Figures supplied relate to the calendar year
Despite taking larger office space in London, Dickinson Dees has not yet opened a permanent base in the City. Instead, opportunities for corporate lawyers are likely to increase in 2007-08 at the new Leeds office, which was opened in late 2006. Promotions remain the focus of growth, with 12 in the past three years compared with two lateral hires. The best partnership prospects are for property, competition and litigation associates.