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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.
It must be jolly fun to poke your nose into the purses of rival firms. But magic circle partners may go green today after they realise that PEP at litigation boutique Stewarts Lawis on a par with theirs at £1.1m. Those lucky enough to sit at the top of equity took home a whopping £1.4m last year. Good grief.
To put that into some context, way back in 2007/08 turnover at Stewarts Law stood at a lowly £11.9m. Six years on and that has rocketed by 280 per cent. In it’s UK offices the firm has expanded significantly, taking on a new floor in London to accommodate it targeted growth to £50m at the 2013/14 year end (that’s 320 per cent growth since 2007/08 for anyone wondering).