Trainee retention rate
90 per cent.
Assistant attrition rate
Fourteen per cent over the last year.
NQ – £29,000.
No formal salary bands.
Annual bonuses refer to firm profitability and range in value of up to 7 per cent of salary.
Wide range of training opportunities both on black letter law and personal improvement skills.
Appraisals are balanced against an evidence-based competency framework.
Forty-five per cent of current partners are home-grown. Youngest partner 26 (equity partner 31).
Billable hours target
1,200 general target, variable for partners.
Flexible and part-time working
Twenty-five days for each band of assistant.
Private health care, life cover and a pension offered to all employees at 5 per cent of salary.