Top of equity: Firms break into millionaires’ club as partner earnings rise By The Lawyer 15 August 2011 00:00 17 December 2015 14:37 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 15 August 2011 at 09:16 Does anyone seriously believe some of these figures – certain firms in the 2nd half deliberately refuse to divulge their correct figures as they would have to justify these to clients & staff. Reply Link Anonymous 15 August 2011 at 11:38 Well, as the majority (not all) of firms in the Top 100 are LLPs, there is an obligation to record the earnings of the highest earning member of an LLP in the LLP accounts and these accounts are independently audited, I think that these figures are pretty reliable. The PEP figure is the one that can be massaged a little….. Reply Link scl 15 August 2011 at 15:58 Although I’m happy that some in the legal profession are doing well at a time like this, it is slightly disgusting as the number of training contracts given out to law students are low. Reply Link Amna 17 August 2011 at 13:52 The ability to accelerate earnings amidst the slowdown probably shows how companies are turning to litigation to protect their interests, so its no wonder their earnings peaked at such a tentative time Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.