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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.
Training Regular workshops and internal training sessions covering black letter law.
Appraisals There is an annual appraisal system for assistants, but no upward review of partners. Assistants can make their views known through the firm’s mentoring scheme, staff questionnaires and meetings with heads of department.
Partner progression Fifty-seven per cent of partners are home-grown. Youngest equity partner 29; youngest fixed share partner 28.
Benefits Private medical insurance, occupational pension scheme, life assurance at four times annual salary, permanent health insurance and interest-free travel season ticket loan. All employees are entitled to join the firm’s pension scheme from the thirteenth month of service, providing a 6 per cent employer contribution.