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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.
Total no of fee-earners (including consultants, paralegals etc: 336
Total no of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals etc): 258
Total no of staff: 605
Leverage ratio: 1:3.78
Equity partner to staff ratio: 1:5.98
Fee-earner to staff ratio: 1:0.8
Financial management: Because a large proportion of the firm's revenue comes from monthly billed litigation rather than transactional work, Masons has a lower level of investment in clients than many other law firms of a comparable size.
Equity structure: The firm operates a modified lockstep, with remuneration based on merit indicators such as winning work, cross-selling, managing WIP and debtor days and managing client relationships.