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Assistant attrition rate Solicitors 10.07 per cent, associates 5.06 per cent.
Salaries NQ – £30,000; 6PQE – £43,000-£47,000.
Training Regular in-house training and external courses, extensive personal improvement skills courses.
Appraisals Appraisal, supervision and feedback by a designated partner. A formal 360° appraisal system is about to be piloted.
Partner progression Thirty-three per cent of partners are home-grown, with currently seven lateral hires. Youngest partner 27.
Billable hours target 1,400 for solicitors and 1,100 for partners.
Flexible and part-time working No formal flexible working hours, but part-time working is offered.
Holiday entitlement Twenty-five days holiday for all.
Benefits Life assurance, car insurance, group Bupa and permanent health insurance, travel season ticket loans. The pension scheme is a 5 per cent matched contribution upon commencement of employment. For partners this is increased to 7 per cent.