The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. Read more
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.
Bonuses The general bonus system has been discontinued. Now bonuses are only available to partners, determined through formal appraisals, targets, specific reviews and awarded annually. The value range is between £5,000 and £30,000.
Training More than 200 courses available. The firm’s management courses have been accredited by the Law Society and 1 per cent of the budget goes into training.
Appraisals Committed to the process, but not 360°.
Partner progression Formal process in August. Group heads put forward potential candidates, who undertake written papers, psychometric tests and full panel interviews.
Billable hours target 1,350 (partners 1,200).
Flexible and part-time working Offered.
Holiday entitlement Twenty-five days, can be bought or sold.
Benefits Medical health insurance, permanent health insurance, employee assistance programmes, car parking, life cover. Pensions contributions start at 1 per cent of salary matched by 4 per cent at age 25 years onwards.