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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.
Salary range NQ – £43,000-£63,000; 7PQE – £76,000.
Bonuses Offered biannually to fee-earners on fees billed over a 1,200 hours target. Value range relates to fees billed: between 1,200 and 1,300 hours the value is 10 per cent of fees billed; 1,300-1,400 hours is 15 per cent; 1,400 hours-plus is 20 per cent. Past bonuses have ranged from £2,000 to £14,000.
Training Technical legal training and ad hoc personal skills training.
Appraisals Biannual appraisals.
Partner progression Seventy per cent homegrown partners, 13 laterals.
Billable hours target 1,200 for all levels.
Flexible and part-time working Individual requests for flexible working considered; part-time working available.
Holiday entitlement Starts at 25 days and rises a day a year up to 30 days maximum.
Benefits All staff eligible for the pension scheme on joining the firm. Contributions are matched up to 3 per cent.