Brabners Chaffe Street – UK 100

Turnover: £15.4m

Profit per equity partner: £235,000

Equity spread: £50,000-£300,000

Net profit: £5.64m

Profit margin: 37 per cent

Salaried partner remuneration: N/A

Revenue per lawyer: £162,000

Revenue per partner: £350,000

Revenue per equity partner: £642,000

Cost per lawyer: £103,000

Profit per lawyer: £59,000

No of partners: 44

No of equity partners: 24

No of female partners: 10

No of female equity partners: Four

Total no of fee-earners (including. consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 133

Total no of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 95

Total no of staff: 240

Leverage ratio: 1:2.13

Equity partner to staff ratio: 1.4.46

Fee earner to staff ratio: 1:0.8

Financial management: Average WIP at year end was 90 days; debtor days were also 90. The average capital contribution per partner was £140,000.

Equity structure: Modified lockstep with 10 steps. Thirteen partners were at the top of the lockstep last year.

Billable hours targets: None

Key clients: Associated British Foods, Emap, Fabergé, Trinity Mirror, Wetherspoons