HR survey: ASB Law


HR head
Dilys Weaver.

Trainee retention rate
99 per cent.

Assistant attrition rate
18 per cent.

Salary range
Newly qualified – £27,500.

Bonuses
Annual performance-related bonuses offered for both group and individual performance.

Appraisals
Annual objectives reviewed and agreed for the following year. Performance measured against critical success factors.

Partner progression
Fifty per cent of current partners are home-grown. Four laterals. Youngest partner 28. Partner development centre, assessment against critical success factors such as interview, presentation and role play.

Billable hours target
1,250 for assistants, 1,000 for partners.

Flexible and part-time working
Offered.

Holiday entitlement
Twenty-five days, with an additional day for every two years of service up to a maximum of 30 days.

Benefits
Private healthcare, death in service cover, discounted legal services, employee introduction bonus. Partners receive car and fuel, permanent healthcare and leisure subscription.