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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.
The 35-partner firm, which has offices in Tunbridge Wells and the Thames Gateway, increased turnover by 19 per cent to £13.7m. Net profit hit £4.2m, while average profit per equity partner stood at £262,000.
Thomson Snell senior partner Michael Sugden said it was the firm's ability to attract work that was previously the preserve of London and national firms that made the difference.
"All our practice areas have now achieved a premium positioning in the marketplace in the South East and beyond by fulfilling a number of wellconceived plans at practice area level," Sugden said. "Our ability to develop business and market ourselves has assisted greatly in securing this enviable position."