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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: £35m Profit per equity partner: £1,125K Earnings per partner: £1,071K Equity spread: £300K-£1,400K Net profit: £18m Profit margin: 51 per cent Revenue per fee-earner: £350K Revenue per lawyer: £500K Revenue per partner: £2,059K Revenue per equity partner: £2.19m Total number of fee-earners: 100 Total number of qualified partners: 70 Total number of partners: 17 Total number of equity partners: 16 Total number of female partners: 1 Total number of female equity partners: 1 Total number of staff: 130 Leverage ratio (equity partners/fee-earners): 1:3.4
Intake as percentage of partnership: 5.6 New female partners as percentage of intake: 100 Equity structure: 11 equity partners, 7 non-equity Practice area(s) most heavily promoted: Corporate *Figures supplied relate to the calendar year
Dickson Minto did not respond to the survey. But according to The Lawyer’s research, the corporate boutique has stuck to its guns and not made any lateral hires at partner level for several years. Internal appointments are also few and far between, with one partner made up a year.