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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.
Bonuses Bonuses come in two tranches: a discretionary Christmas bonus is usually 3 per cent of salary and there is a performance-related bonus awarded in July, valued at up to 6 per cent of salary.
Training “Full and wide-ranging programme.”
Appraisals Annual appraisals are Investors in People-accredited.
Partner progression Seventy per cent of partners are home-grown, and there are currently five lateral partners at the firm. Youngest partner 30.
Billable hours target 1,400 hours for assistants and partners.
Flexible and part-time working Offered.
Holiday entitlement Twenty-five days.
Benefits Pension, private health insurance, private health scheme and death in service cover. Pension is available to all employees and ranges from 3 per cent to 10 per cent, depending on age and length of service.