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Turnover: £33.5m Profit per equity partner: £233K Earnings per partner: £177K Equity spread: £147K-£335K Net profit: £8.3m Profit margin: 25 per cent Revenue per fee-earner: £161K Revenue per lawyer: £210K Revenue per partner: £499K Revenue per equity partner: £0.93m Total number of fee-earners: 208 Total number of qualified partners: 159 Total number of partners: 67 Total number of equity partners: 36 Total number of female partners: 13 Total number of female equity partners: 3 Total number of staff: 465 Leverage ratio (equity partners/fee-earners): 1:3.4
Intake as percentage of partnership: 10.9 New female partners as percentage of intake: 14.3 Equity structure: 34 equity partners, 30 non-equity Practice area(s) most heavily promoted: Commercial property *Figures supplied relate to the calendar year
Opportunities for promotion to the partnership at Freeth Cartwright are limited, although a boost in the real estate group in 2006-07 has raised the potential for growth in that team, with two laterals and one promotion in commercial property and one promotion in construction. The Manchester office expansion early in 2007 provides potential for future opportunities, as does a referral tie-up with a Birmingham firm.