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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.
Total no of fee-earners(including consultants, paralegals etc): 1,095
Total no of fee-earners(excluding consultants, paralegals etc): 837
Total no of staff: 1,902
Leverage ratio: 1:5.76
Equity partner to staff ratio: 1:7.27
Fee-earner to staff ratio: 1:0.74
Financial management: Lockup target 135 days, achieved 126 days (average WIP 50 days, average debtors 76). Practice profile by revenue is corporate at 38 per cent, litigation at 42 per cent, real estate at 11 per cent and finance at 9 per cent.
Equity structure: Modified lockstep with 11 steps.