The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50 report is the only ranking of international law firms by litigation and arbitration revenue and is essential reading for anyone seeking to benchmark their litigation and dispute resolution practices...
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): 751
Total no of fee-earners(excluding consultants, paralegals etc): 573
Total no of staff: 1,364
Leverage ratio: 1:4.04
Equity partner to staff ratio: 1:5.57
Fee-earner to staff ratio: 1:0.82
Financial management: Borrowings policy is 1:1 debt to equity.
Equity structure: Pure lockstep, aside from 19 overseas partners who are salaried with some equity points on top. There is no automatic progression from salaried to equity status. Ten-year lockstep with 2:1 equity spread, with 67 out of 110 partners at the top of lockstep.
Billable hours targets: None.
Key clients: Abbey National, British Airways, Corus, GlaxoSmithKline, Marks & Spencer, Standard Chartered Bank, Uniliver.