Total no of fee-earners (including consultants, paralegals etc): 312
Total no of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals etc): 203
Total no of staff: 660
Leverage ratio: 1:4.23
Equity partner to staff ratio: 1:11.6
Fee-earner to staff ratio: 1:1.12
Average debtor days at year end is 49.
Equity structure: Merit-based system with an element of modified lockstep for new equity partners. It takes four years to reach the top of the lockstep, before remuneration becomes entirely merit-based. There was one partner at the top of equity last year.